In this animated short, Ruby the pig seeks affirmation in the city around her after witnessing the accidental death of a stranger… and finds it in surprising places. With deft humour and finely rendered detail, When the Day Breaks illuminates the links that connect our urban lives, while evoking the promise and fragility of a new day. Winner of over 40 prizes from around the world, the film also features singer Martha Wainwright.

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Comments

  • Abirgulal

    “Loved it. Thanks Poonam!” — Abirgulal, 30 May 2012

  • redoak

    “A very strange story or life and death. ” — redoak, 8 May 2012

  • johannamay

    “This is so beautiful and haunting, and has a dream like quality.” — johannamay, 7 Dec 2011

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Film Credits

direction
Wendy Tilby
animation
Wendy Tilby
direction
Amanda Forbis
animation
Amanda Forbis
music
Judith Gruber-Stitzer
sound editing
Marie-Claude Gagné
foley
Andy Malcolm
sound recording
Geoffrey Mitchell
Gaëtan Pilon
re-recording
Shelley Craig
Jean Paul Vialard
producer
David Verrall

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