Tiger Child

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Tiger Child
Directed by Donald Brittain
Produced by Roman Kroitor
Music by Toshiro Mayuzumi
Distributed by Multiscreen
Release date
  • March 15, 1970 (1970-03-15)
Running time
17 minutes
Country Japan

Tiger Child (Japanese : 虎の仔Tora no ko) is an experimental short film directed by Canadian filmmaker Donald Brittain and produced by Roman Kroitor and Ichi Ichikawa. The second film produced by Multiscreen, the precursor of IMAX, premiered at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan at the Fuji Group Pavilion. [1] [2]

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