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19 Ratings

The Mighty River

Le fleuve aux grandes eaux

Directed by Frédéric Back
Canada, 1993
Animation, Short, Documentary


This film illustrates the history of the St. Lawrence river. From prehistoric times on, it has been a magnificent source of life. The film covers the impact of humanity beginning with the careful relationship with the Native Americans.

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The Mighty River Directed by Frédéric Back

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Animation

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