The Gift of the Magi

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Wed, 04/13/2011 - 10:00
Wed, 04/13/2011 - 11:45
Director: 
Toshikazu Ishii
length: 
13min
year: 
2010
country: 
Japan

This heartwarming story about Jim, an apprentice magician, and his wife Della, is set on Christmas Day. Della has her long, beautiful hair cut off and sold so she can buy Jim a chain for his pocket watch. Meanwhile, Jim sells his watch to buy Della a beautiful set of combs for her hair. This animated film is based on O Henry's classic short take of giving and receiving. In Japanese with English subtitles.

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