Based on Holling C. Holling’s beloved Caldecott-awarded children’s book, William Mason’s stunning film follows the adventures of a tiny, wood-carved canoe as it forges its own path from Lake Superior through the Great Lakes and down to the Atlantic Ocean.
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PC. Thank heavens for the National Film Board of Canada and its little tales in the fantasy world of children and narrative adventures, in a way reminiscent of the wonderful "Louisiana Story" by Robert Flaherty - of whole Flaherty, by the way.
Without the redundant narration and the cliche music, 5 stars. The visual is so rich and the sound design as well. My favorite moment was when the little kid was pushing his dog to catch the boat :-D Marvelous.