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The Phoenix

The Phoenix

| 10 min

The ancient myth of the phoenix, the legendary bird with the amazing power of self-regeneration, is reborn with a modern twist. In this animated adaptation of a story by Sylvia Townsend Warner, we follow Lord Strawberry's search for the fabled bird. He finds it in the deserts of Arabia and brings it home to his aviary. Upon Lord Stawberry's death, however, the phoenix ends up as a sideshow in a fairground. This spirited satire of human foibles, with its timely message about our treatment of nature's creatures, will appeal to young people and adults alike.

  • director
    Gayle Thomas
  • animation
    Gayle Thomas
  • producer
    William Pettigrew
    Gayle Thomas
  • executive producer
    Douglas MacDonald
    Barrie McLean
  • sound
    Normand Roger
    Denis L. Chartrand
  • music
    Normand Roger
    Denis L. Chartrand
  • voice
    Brian George
    Susan Glover
    David Francis
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Shelley Craig
  • narrator
    Lister Sinclair


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