The Magical World of Margaret Mahy
Five animated short films based on the best-selling children's books by internationally acclaimed NZ author, Margaret Mahy.
The Three-Legged Cat
The Great White Man-Eating Shark
The Witch in the Cherry Tree
The Boy With Two Shadows
The success of animator Euan Frizzell's wry adaptation of Margaret Mahy’s picture book, The Great White Maneating Shark, saw four more Mahy tales follow. Among a trio of awards, The Great White Man-Eating Shark won best children's short at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. Ray Henwood narrates. Digitised for a new generation of children.
G | New Zealand shorts | 50 mins
Waitematā Local Board
NZ Film Commission