In this Oscar®-nominated short animation, adapted from E.B. White's tall tale, we meet a family of seven who live happily in isolation on a small island in Barnetuck Bay. Somehow, word gets out that they are in distress and an ill-conceived rescue attempt makes for some unexpected adventures.
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Awards and distinctions
International Film Festival, Chicago
Etrog for Best Animation Film
Annual Canadian Film Awards, Montréal
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