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Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The Sweater (1980)

Title: The Sweater
Box Tagline: Based On The Popular Story By Roch Carrier
Starring: Roch Carrier (Narration)
Directed By: Sheldon Cohen
Genre: Animation, Educational, Children
Release Year: 1980
VHS Release Year: 1997
Distributor: National Film Board Of Canada Home Video
Box Type: Slipcase
Catalog #: H0180079
Previews/Trailers: N/A
Extras: N/A

  • Released in Canada in 1997 by NFB (National Film Board Of Canada Home Video).
  • Due to the short's educational significance, there are several versions of this animated short released on VHS throughout the 80's and 90's, in English and French single format with various covers and in compilation sets from The National Film Board Of Canada (NFB). It was also released several times on DVD throughout the 2000's.
  • The short can be found on the compilation VHS tapes: 
  • "Canadian literature : short stories Vol. 1" (1980)
    "Roch Carrier: Storyteller Supreme" (Excerpts only) (1991)
    "Speaking Of Canada" (1992)
    "Five Transformations" (1991)
    "A Christmas Gift" (1980)
    "50 for 50: Vol. 1, Cassette 4: Children's Choice" (1989)


    Sniktawt said...

    In honor of the Montreal Canadians and Toronto Maple Leafs playing in the playoffs at the same time since 2004.

    Anonymous said...

    Go Sens!

    Anonymous said...

    This was a staple of morning CBC in Canada.