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Sigwan

Directed by Alanis Obomsawin
Canada, 2005 (fiction, 13 minutes, colour, French)
Sigwan
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description:
"Sigwan tells the touching story of a young girl who is comforted and counselled by the animals of the forest. Written and directed by distinguished filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, the film addresses issues of exclusion and prejudice that exist within many communities worldwide. Visually breathtaking and in High-Definition, Sigwan is a simple, transformative parable of acceptance."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Alanis Obomsawin
Produced by: Alanis Obomsawin, Sally Bochner
Principal Cast: Sylvi-Anne Siouï Trudel, Sandra Laronde, Sigwanis Lachapelle, Guillaume Wawanolet, Sophy Wawanolet, Sébastien Gill, Pierre-Luc Grenier, Louis Msadoques, Steve Obomsawin, Fabrice Hannis Grandmont, Mylène Trudeau, Dawn Obomsawin, Kevin Cloutier, Charles Gariépy, Mathieu Obomsawin Gauthier, Alanis Obomsawin, Rodrigo Brinckhaus
Animation: Benoît Chagnon
Film Editing: Alison Burns
Music: Francis Grandmont
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
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