Neighbours, animated, directed and produced by Norman McLaren in 1952

Documentary heritage submitted by Canada and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2009.

© 1947 National Film Board of Canada. All rights reserved.
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Norman McLaren is the most influential animator in the history of the art of animation. Over many years of constant groundbreaking research and experimentation he has created a coherent and extraordinary body of work with a unique inventiveness. This is best exemplified by his most important film, the anti-war parable Neighbours.

  • Year of submission: 2008
  • Year of inscription: 2009
  • Country: Canada
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