short film Give Up Yer Aul Sins © Brown Bag Films
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Give Up Yer Aul Sins

A little girl retells the story of John the Baptist. The audio track is actually from the 1960s--a very battered tape recording of the children retelling bible stories made by school teacher, Margaret Cunningham, of her inner city Dublin primary class.

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Ha ha! This takes the John and Faith Hubley technique (of the 50/60's) of recording kids babbling and constructing a short film around it (see also Creature Comforts). However, as...
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Another an entry in the "unrehearsed-audio-clips-set-to-animation" genre typified by Creature Comforts. The short's visual style is sweet and understated. The character animation is spot-on - particularly the girl's body language as...
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It was an nice little title, The little girl telling the story was cute and interesting. But it really isn't that entertaining and only somewhat funny, but take a look...
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I thought it was brilliant. Having heard the recordings some years ago, I think that the animation complimented the audio really well. It brings the excellent recordings even more to...
Created by: Brown Bag Films
Language: English
Country of Origin: Ireland
Directed by: Cathal Gaffney
Produced by: Cathal Gaffney and Darragh O'Connell
Animated by: Alan Shannon

The audio track itself was previously released in the 1990s and became a best-selling CD in Ireland.

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