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A compilation of 8 favourite NFB animation shorts.

The Big Snit, Oscar® nominee: One day in the life of a squabbling, Scrabble-playing couple unaware that a nuclear war is going on just outside their house. By Richard Condie.

Blackfly, Oscar® nominee: A folksinger recounts his battle with the pesky insect in the woods of north Ontario. By Christopher Hinton.

The Cat Came Back, Oscar® nominee: The hilarious attempts to get rid of a little yellow cat. By Cordell Barker.

Get a Job: What's worse than being unemployed and having to look for work? By Brad Caslor.

Getting Started: Procrastination is taken to new heights in this absurd tale of a man avoiding piano practice. By Richard Condie

Juke-Bar: A musical comedy that rocks to a big-band beat, combining puppet animation with live action. Winner of a dozen international awards. By Martin Barry.

The Lump: A short unattractive man develops an attractive lump on top of his head. By simply buttoning his shirt over his face he changes his life! An animated parody on the superficiality of those qualities that lead to popularity and power. By John Weldon.

Special Delivery, Oscar® winner: Ralph's failure to shovel the front stairs leads to a dead mailman and a vanishing wife. By John Weldon and Eunice Macaulay.

1999, 70 min 32 s

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