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The Long Enchantment

Canada, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Françoise Hartman

"The magic of the night crept into the room where Flora slept and dreamed". Sure to delight young imaginations, The Long Enchantment is a spellbinding animated fairy tale, where 'once upon a time' ends 'happily ever after'. Flora espies a wondrous pony prancing under her window one charmed moonlit night. Is it all a dream?

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