The Friends of Kwan Ming

This animated short tells the story of Kwan Ming, a man who left China to live and work in the New World. Once at destination, Kwan Ming and three traveling companions look for work but find nothing. When opportunities finally arise, Kwan Ming lets his friends have the best jobs and takes a lowly position as helper to a mean storeowner. But his generosity pays off when his friends help him with a very difficult task.

Part of the Talespinners collection, which uses vibrant animation to bring popular children’s stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen.

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Film Credits

direction
Christine Amber Tang
design
Christine Amber Tang
animation
Christine Amber Tang
animator
Jean-Jacques Tremblay
consultant
Pierre M. Trudeau
writer
Sugith Varughese
story
Paul Yee
narrator
Mary Long
voice
Henry Mah
picture editor
France Dubé
sound editor
France Dubé
original music
Louis Gagné
foley artist
Stéphane Cadotte
Antonio Mari
re-recording
Serge Boivin
Shelley Craig
producer
Tamara Lynch

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