The giant (Le géant)

Director: Denis Nokony Year: 1987 Run Time: 2min

This animated short tells the story of Edouard Beaupré, a.k.a. the Willow Bunch Giant. At 2.5 m (8’ 3”), he was the tallest Canadian in history. Born in 1881 in a small Métis community south of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, his life was tragically cut short in 1904 while he was “on display” at the St. Louis World’s Fair.


Director(s):

Denis Nokony

Writer(s):

Ken Mitchell

Producer(s):

Charles Konowal

Genre(s):

Documentary, Drama, Family

Language(s):

English, Dubbed in French

Ratings by Province:

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