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The Big Snit (1985) Theatrical Cartoon The Big Snit

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Distributed by: National Film Board of Canada
  • Voice Actors: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest.
  • Directed By Richard Condie.
  • Produced By Richard Condie, Michael J.F. Scott.
  • Animated By Richard Condie.
  • Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Film (Animated), 1986.
    Genie Award, Best Animated Short, 1986.
    First Prize given by the Children and Youth Jury - with a cash prize of 2,000DK, International Film Festival, Odense, Denmark, 1987.
    Certificate of Commendation, A.T.O.M. Awards for Short Educational Films and Videos, Melbourne, Australia, 1987.
    Best Script Award, Antennacinema Cartoon - International Festival of Animated Film and TV Series, Treviso, Italy, 1987.
    Silver Dolphin Award, 5 to 10 minutes Films, International Animated Film Festival/CINANIMA, Espinho, Portugal, 1986.
    Second Prize, 5 to 15 minutes films, Canadian International Animation Festival, Hamilton, Ontario, 1986.
    Special Jury Award for Humour, World Festival of Animated Films, Zagreb, Croatia, 1986.
    Diploma of Honor, Festival du film, Cracow, Poland, 1986.
    Golden Space Needle for Best Short Film, International Film Festival, Seattle, 1986.
    Honorable Mention, Golden Gate Awards Competition and International Film Festival, San Francisco, 1986.
    Statuette awarded to the Best Animated Film - with a cash prize of 2,000FIM, International Short Film Festival, Tampere, Finland, 1986.
    Silver Plaque, Animation, International Film Festival, Chicago, 1985.
    Montreal Grand Prize awarded to the Best Short Film, Montreal World Film Festival, 1985.
    Hiroshima Prize - with a cash prize of 500,000 yen, International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan, 1985.
    FIPRESCI Award - International Film Critics', International Animated Film Festival, Annecy, France, 1985
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  • Music: Patrick Godfrey.
  • Originally Released in 1985 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 9:49 minutes.
  • Color
  • Canada  Canada

Cartoon Summary:


This wonderfully wacky film is a look at two simultaneous conflicts, the macrocosm of global nuclear war and the microcosm of a domestic quarrel, and how each...  (more)

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Foreign Language Title: "Le P'tit Chaos (French)."

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Why are you always SHAKING YER EYES?!???!!! lol! Classic!!

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As informative about Canadian attitudes towards the Cold War as Godzilla in to the Japanese... "Sawing for Teens" rocks! Sweet, scary, and hilarious.

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