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Roses Sing on New Snow

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Maylin cooks mouth-watering meals at her father's restaurant in Chinatown, but her father and brothers take all the credit. When a dignitary from China arrives for a sumptuous banquet, Maylin's father serves him her special dish, Roses Sing on New Snow. The visitor is so impressed that he demands the recipe! After her brothers fail miserably at recreating it, the father must call for his daughter. Maylin demonstrates as the dignitary follows every step. After tasting his own cooking, the man realizes he cannot duplicate the dish. The chef is the most important ingredient of all! Maylin finally receives the credit she deserves for her inspired fusion of Old and New World cuisine.

Roses Sing on New Snow is based on an award winning children's book by Paul Yee and is part of the NFB's Talespinners collection. Created for children aged five to nine, Talespinners uses vibrant animation to bring popular stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

2002, 07 min 04 s

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Certificate of Excellence - Category: Animated short Film given by the Adult Jury
International Children's Film Festival
October 24 to November 3 2002, Chicago - USA

Honorable Mention - Category: Education and Information
International Film and Video Festival
October 23 to 25 2002, Columbus - USA

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