In this short animation film, a magnificent bird performs for the Emperor inside a glittering palace. Its plumage is a blaze of colour. A blackbird, watching enviously, strives to acquire what he so desperately covets, only to discover that a golden cage can't compete with the open skies.
National Film Board of Canada
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Award: Special Jury Prize at Annecy's Journées Internationales du Film d'Animation (France 1985). See more
The Lonely Shepherd
by James Last
Courtesy of Polygram Inc. (Canada) See more