Noël Noël

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For the French actor and screenwriter, see Noël-Noël.
Noël Noël
Directed by Nicola Lemay
Written by Martin Barry
Narrated by Leslie Nielsen
Benoît Brière
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada
Release date
  • 2003 (2003)
Country Canada
Language English

Noël Noël is a 22-minute animated short produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 2003 as a Christmas special. It was directed by Nicola Lemay and written by Martin Barry. The English-language version was adapted by John Weldon and narrated by Leslie Nielsen.[1][2] The original French-language version was narrated by Benoît Brière.[3]

Awards for the film included the Prix Gémeaux for Best Animated Program or Series and an Award of Excellence in the category of Animation age 6 - 8 from the Alliance for Children and Television.[1]


Billionaire businessman Noel Noël is rich but rude. He falls for Beatrice, the fairy, and tries to win her love with material gifts before learning the true meaning of love from a little girl named Zooey, her dog Snooze, and a blue-eyed reindeer.


  1. ^ a b "Noël Noël". Film collection. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (2006). Who's who in animated cartoons: an international guide to film & television's award-winning and legendary animators. Hal Leonard. pp. 352–53. ISBN 978-1-55783-671-7. 
  3. ^ "Noël Noël". Notre collection (in French). National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 

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