1979 Official Selection, film index

The Chinese Word for Horse

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

In Chinese, the ideogram for "horse" looks in fact like a horse. And the word for "forest" looks like a stylised tree.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Chinese Word for Horse

    Directed by: Kate CANNING

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1977

    Running time: 04 min 35 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Kate CANNING

    Production: Peter JAQUES

    Script: John Lewis

    Graphics: Peter Rigby

    Animation: Anna Brockett, Peter Toupy, Kate Canning

    Music: Dixie Dean

    Voice: Jim Cranmer