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57 Ratings

The Sand Castle

Le château de sable

Directed by Co Hoedeman
Canada, 1977
Animation, Fantasy, Short


A fable of great humor and appeal, The Sand Castle is the story of the Sandman and the creatures he sculpts out of sand. Under his direction, they build a castle and celebrate the completion of their new home, only to be interrupted by an uninvited guest.

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The Sand Castle Directed by Co Hoedeman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1978 | Winner: Best Short Film, Animated

BAFTA Awards

1978 | Nominee: Best Short Fictional Film

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