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The True Story of Sawney Beane

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Synopsis

In 16th-century Scotland, young Sawney Beane yearns to itch and scratch and buccaneer. So he bids farewell to his parents and their life of honest toil.

Forty years later, Betty Beane sets off with the family savings in a hankie and a secret suspicion in her heart, to fulfill the dying wish of her husband and find their long lost son.

Details

Year
2007
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
10 mins 30 secs
Director
Elizabeth Hobbs
Producer
Ken Anderson
Co-Producer
Ken Anderson
Editor
Mark Jenkins
Screenwriter
Elizabeth Hobbs
Sound
Denis Chartrand
Music
Normand Roger in collaboration with Denis Chartrand
Principal Cast
Sheila Donald

Production Company

Red Kite Animations Ltd.
89 Giles Street,
Edinburgh EH6 6BZ, Scotland
UK

T +44 (0)13 1554 0060
F +44 (0)13 1553 6007

info@redkite-animation.com
http://www.redkite-animation.com

in co-production with:
The National Film Board of Canada

T +1 (514) 283 9640

http://www.nfb.ca

Sales
Company

National Film Board of Canada and Red Kite Animations Ltd. (depending on territory)