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Bob's Birthday

Directed by David Fine and Alison Snowden
Canada, 1994 (animation / fiction, 12 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "L'anniversaire de Bob"
Bob's Birthday
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"Surprise birthday parties can be risky. Especially when the guest of honour is turning 40! When Margaret plans a celebration for her husband, Bob, she underestimates the sudden impact of middle age on his mood. A witty, offbeat animated portrait of a frustrated dentist wrestling with the fundamental issues of life."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Alison Snowden, David Fine
Produced by: Alison Snowden, David Fine, David Verrall, Jacques Vallée
Principal Cast: Andy Hamilton, Harry Enfield, Alison Snowden, Andrew Maclachlan, Tessa Wojiczak, Sally Grace
Animation: Alison Snowden, David Fine, Janet Perlman
Music: Patrick Godfrey
Production Company: Snowden Fine Animation, National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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