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Le roi et l'oiseau

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A triumph of animation for both children and adults, this engaging story was adapted from the fairy tale of The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep by Hans Christian Andersen. Director [[Performer~P28886~Paul Grimault~paulgrimault]] worked with the late and gifted [[Performer~P107057~Jacques Prevert~jacquesprévert]] to create the wit, humor, and political nuances that enliven the story each step of the way. The tale is set in the kingdom of Takicardie ("runaway heartbeat") where a beguiling young...more

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