Snowman

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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
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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