Faire Chaluim Mhic Leoid

Faire Chaluim Mhic Leoid

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North America’s first Gaelic-language short film is a whirlwind of a tale! Calum MacLeod is a storyteller without an audience, for his children moved from Cape Breton long ago. One lonely night Calum confronts the Baron of the Wind in a terrible storm and demands his children be returned. The old man promptly falls dead. From distant points the MacLeods assemble to attend Calum’s wake. But the deceased Calum has a surprise ending in store for them yet. Set in the highlands of Cape Breton and featuring Gaelic storyteller Angus MacLeod and music by internationally renowned singer Mary Jane Lamond. The Wake of Calum MacLeod is not only “a beautifully crafted film” (Inverness Oran), “a heart-tugger” (Halifax Daily News) and a “gem” (Winnipeg Uptown Magazine), it is a historic venture into one of the world’s most renowned oral storytelling cultures. It was produced in Cape Breton. Featuring Angus MacLeod. Loaded with special features, including photos,storyboards, production notes, biographies, music, trailers, and learn gaelic resources, The Wake of Calum MacLeod can be viewed with English, Gaelic, or no subtitles, making the film an excellent Gaelic language learning tool.

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North America’s first Gaelic-language short film is a whirlwind of a tale! Calum MacLeod is a storyteller without an audience, for his children moved from Cape Breton long ago. One lonely night Calum confronts the Baron of the Wind in a terrible storm and demands his children be returned. The old man promptly falls dead. From distant points the MacLeods assemble to attend Calum’s wake. But the deceased Calum has a surprise ending in store for them yet. Set in the highlands of Cape Breton and featuring Gaelic storyteller Angus MacLeod and music by internationally renowned singer Mary Jane Lamond. The Wake of Calum MacLeod is not only “a beautifully crafted film” (Inverness Oran), “a heart-tugger” (Halifax Daily News) and a “gem” (Winnipeg Uptown Magazine), it is a historic venture into one of the world’s most renowned oral storytelling cultures. It was produced in Cape Breton. Featuring Angus MacLeod. Loaded with special features, including photos,storyboards, production notes, biographies, music, trailers, and learn gaelic resources, The Wake of Calum MacLeod can be viewed with English, Gaelic, or no subtitles, making the film an excellent Gaelic language learning tool.