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Copyright © 2005 National Film Board of Canada

The True Story of Sawney Beane

The fable of Scotland's legendary cannibal, Sawney Beane, is rendered through charcoal and watercolour animation. Spare brush-strokes and erasures of colour compose this unlikely tale of motherly love.

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Copyright © 2005 National Film Board of Canada

Awards and nominations

Award for New British Animation
17 Aug – 28 Aug | United Kingdom
Best Short Animation
27 Jan – 5 Feb | Canada
Best Animated Film
18 Jul – 31 Jul | Russia
Best of International Programme 3
22 Aug – 27 Aug | United Kingdom

Previous screenings

2005
17 Aug – 28 Aug | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Award for New British Animation
8 Sep – 17 Sep | Toronto, Canada
23 Sep – 3 Oct | Calgary, Canada
29 Sep – 14 Oct | Vancouver, Canada
30 Sep – 8 Oct | Edmonton, Canada
Valladolid International Film Festival
21 Oct – 29 Oct | Valladolid, Spain
Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival
29 Oct – 3 Nov | Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
4 Nov – 17 Nov | Taipei, Taiwan
1 Dec – 4 Dec | Whistler, Canada
2006
27 Jan – 5 Feb | Victoria, Canada
Best Short Animation
2 Feb – 9 Feb | Spokane, United States
Indielisboa: International Independent Film Festival
20 Apr – 30 Apr | Lisboa, Portugal
AniFest: International Festival of Animated Films
4 May – 10 May | Czech Republic
24 May – 28 May | Seoul, Korea, South
Huesca Film Festival
8 Jun – 17 Jun | Huesca, Spain
Animafest Zagreb: World Festival of Animated Film
12 Jun – 17 Jun | Zagreb, Croatia
20 Jun – 25 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
22 Jun – 2 Jul | Los Angeles, United States
13 Jul – 29 Nov | New Zealand
18 Jul – 31 Jul | St Petersburg, Russia
Best Animated Film
26 Jul – 13 Aug | Melbourne, Australia
22 Aug – 27 Aug | London, United Kingdom
Best of International Programme 3
24 Aug – 30 Aug | Palm Springs, United States

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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 21 Dec 2010