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Rip Van Winkle

Directed by Will Vinton
United States, 1978
Animation, Short


Rip is a man who doesn’t belong in his time. Set during the beginning of America, this tale illustrates the great changes in the world after Rip goes to the Catskill Mountains and falls asleep for 20 years. Rip dreams that there IS a place for him and when he wakes he discovers a new purpose.

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Rip Van Winkle Directed by Will Vinton

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1979 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

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