The giant (Le géant)

Director Denis Nokony
Year 1987
Run Time 2min
Genre Documentary, Drama, Family
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

Denis Nokony

Writer

Ken Mitchell

Producer

Charles Konowal

Genres

Documentary, Drama, Family

Interests

Biography, BIPOC Stories

Original Language

English

Language Version

FR Dub