Sweater, The (Le Chandail)

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Sweater, The (Le Chandail)

  • 1980 ----- color ----- 11 min ----- vhs
  • (A childhood recollection by Roch Carrier) All the boys in the small French-Canadian village of Ste. Justine worship the Montreal Canadiens, especially their hero, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. When Roch's beloved MC hockey sweater becomes too small, his mother orders another by mail. But what do they send? A sweater with the colors of the arch-enemy, the Toronto Maple Leafs. When Roch has to appear before his friends the results are traumatic.
  • Topics: (Canadian Studies, Literature: Children's, Motion Pictures: Animation)