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The Red Kite

The Red Kite

| 17 min

This short fiction is adapted from a collection of short stories by Canadian author Hugh Hood. A young father in Montreal buys a red kite for his daughter. This mildly impulsive act leads to encounters with strangers that cause him to entertain existential questions. He becomes preoccupied with understanding the purpose and meaning of life, until finally, a special moment with his family seems to give him the closure he seeks.


Credits
  • director
    Morten Parker
  • script
    Morten Parker
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover
  • photography
    François Séguillon
  • sound
    Roger Hart
  • editing
    George Kaczender
    David Mayerovitch
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    George Croll
  • music
    Louis Applebaum

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