Snowman

Directed By: Diane Jackson

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Lovely animation

on 1/11/2008

Very charming animation set to wonderful music. Read More

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Classic for the family

on 2/6/2008

My girls have seen this since they were little. It is a classic, heart warming story. It is a tradition to watch each Christmas season. Read More

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Product Overview

Delightful animation weaves a spell of magical enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the north pole.

Specifications

Studio Sony
SKU 202938066
UPC 043396164369
UPC 14 00043396164369
Format DVD
Release Date 9/21/2010
Sales Rank 3361
Keywords
Adventure
Christmas
Fantasy
Holiday
Editors Note
Note Based on Raymond Briggs' enchanting picture book, "The Snowman" tells the story of a young boy, his snowman, and the fantastic evening they spend together when the snowman comes to life. Academy Award Nominee.
Plot Summary
Summary A young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a fantasy dream visit to the North Pole.
Reviews
Entertainment Weekly "...Expert pantomime and orchestral score....Shaggy charm..." -- Rating: A 12/18/1993 p.93
Directors
Diane Jackson
Cast & Crew
Aled Jones - Voice Of
David Bowie - Narrated By
Dianne Jackson - Director
Howard Blake - Original Music By
John Coates - Producer
Peter Auty - Voice Of
Raymond Briggs - Writer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1982
Catalog ID 16436
UPC 00043396164369
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 54 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Awards
Winner (1983) British Academy Awards, John Coates, Best Children's Programme (Entertainment/Drama)
Nominee (1983) British Academy Awards, Dianne Jackson, Raymond Briggs, Best Graphics,Oscar, John Coates, Best Short Film, Animated
Reviews
ReviewSource BFI Screen Online
Review Sweet and perhaps old-fashioned, The Snowman taps into the magical spirit of Christmas, and now seems almost as much a part of the season as sherry and mince pies. Alongside Aardman's Wallace and Gromit series, it is probably the most successful British example of family-oriented animation.
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ReviewRating 8
Features
DVD, Aspect Ratio 1.33:1, Hi-fi Stereo, English, Subtitled, French, Dubbed, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Ali Barclay, BBC Film Review The music perfectly complements the animation...this is a truly charming and heartwarming short film.
Richard Schuchardt, DVD Answers If you are looking for a Christmas movie which you will return to each year, then look no further...

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