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Neighbours / Voisins

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Two neighbours live side by side in harmony until a flower grows on the dividing line between their properties. Who does it belong to? The argument that follows ends up with both neighbours in their graves. The most famous of Norman McLaren’s films popularized pixillation as an animation technique.

1952, 08 min 06 s

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Notable Film Award
Calvin Workshop Awards
February 1 1968, New York - USA

Redwood Award for Special Merit - Category: Film-as-Communication
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
October 20 to 29 1967, San Francisco - USA

Diploma of Honour
International Review of Specialized Cinematography
May 2 to 11 1957, Rome - Italy

Certificate of Honour - Category: Film Production in General
International Review of Specialized Cinematography
May 1 1955, Rome - Italy

Gulf of Salerno Grand Trophy
Annual Documentary Film Festival
December 15 1954, Salerno - Italy

Third Award - Category: Sociology
Yorkton Film Festival
October 20 to 22 1954, Yorkton - Canada

Special Award - Category: Non-theatrical
Genie Awards
April 30 1953, Montréal - Canada

Award of Merit - Category: Adult Education
Annual Film Festival
April 1 1953, Boston - USA

Oscar - Category: Documentary Short Subjects
Annual Academy Awards / OSCARS
March 19 1953, Hollywood - USA