When The Day Breaks

Directors Wendy Tilby, Amanda Forbis
Year 1999
Run Time 10min
Genre Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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.

Directors

Wendy Tilby, Amanda Forbis

Producer

David Verrall

Genres

Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Interest

Female Filmmaker

Original Language

English

Canadian Distributor

NFB