The Crab That Played with the Sea (1983)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1983

  • Genre

    Children's

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Fiction

Synopsis

One of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, published in 1902, this richly inventive children’s fable explains the origin of the ebb and flow of tides and how the rebellious Crab got its claws. Sheila Graber’s colourful hand-painted animation takes us to a place of myth: the Time of the Very Beginnings, when the Eldest Magician calls on the world’s beasts to come out and play themselves in the world.

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