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Bird and the Whale, The

English title: Bird and the Whale, The
Original title: Bird and the Whale, The
Ireland, 2018, 7 min., no dialogue

Director: Carol Freeman
Production company:
Paper Panther
A4 Studios,
Off Dorset Street
Dublin 1

Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Film genre: Animation

A baby whale separated from his family discovers a caged bird, the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Together they struggle to survive, lost at sea.

'The Bird and the Whale' is an oil-paint on glass animated film, produced by Jonathan Clarke, and with an original score by Chris McLoughlin.

see website


Study guide: French

Interview: directors notes