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Excellent animation and story go hand in hand here
Caroline Leaf has done some exceptional work and this is one of her best. An adaptation of a fable, this is an example of what animation can do. Enjoyable for children and adults alike. This is available through the National Film Board of Canada and is well worth the effort to track down. Most recommended.
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