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3.9
146 Ratings

When the Day Breaks

Directed by Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby
Canada, 1999
Animation, Drama, Short

Synopsis

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.

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When the Day Breaks Directed by Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Palme d'Or - Best Short Film

Academy Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

SXSW Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Animation (SXSW Competition Award)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Film & Video - Animation