Dinner for Two (film)

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Dinner for Two
Directed byJanet Perlman
Produced byBarrie McLean
Written byJanet Perlman
Music byJudith Gruber-Stitzer
Release date
  • 1996 (1996)
Running time
7 minutes

Dinner for Two is a Canadian animated short film, directed by Janet Perlman and released in 1996.[1] The film centres on two chameleons who must learn to cooperate when their attempts to capture the same insect as food lead them into a life-threatening situation.

The film was a Genie Award nominee for Best Animated Short Film at the 18th Genie Awards in 1997.[2]

Perlman also later published the story as an illustrated children's book, under the title The Delicious Bug.[3]


  1. ^ Deborah Begoray, "Dinner for Two/Dîner Intime". CM Magazine, June 19, 1998.
  2. ^ Playback Staff (November 17, 1997). "The 1997 Genie Awards". Playback. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "The Delicious Bug, by Janet Perlman". Quill & Quire, September 2009.

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