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When Ponds Freeze Over

Directed by Mary Lewis
Canada, 1998 (fiction, 24 minutes, colour, English)

Film Description:
"A mother tells her child a bedtime story of skating when she was a girl. Her father, skating with her, falls through the ice and the child jumps in after him. As the frozen world begins to close over her, she enters a dreamworld of animated memories and family stories. In trying to save her father, it is her memories that inevitably save her."
-- Library and Archives Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Mary Lewis
Produced by: Mary Lewis
Principal Cast: Andy Jones, Jim Allodi, Mary Lewis
Cinematography: Michael Jones
Animation: Mary Lewis, Peter Evans, Shelley Cornick, Lisa Moore
Film Editing: Mary Lewis, Derek Norman
Music: Matthew Glover, Mark Walker
Production Company: From Here Productions

Awards won by When Ponds Freeze Over

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