Written and directed by Lisa Jackson, with narration by Barry and Kimowan Ahenakew, the short tells the true story of one Cree family's experience with the unexplained.
Late one starry night during the winter 0f 1996, one man returns to his home on the Ahtahkakoop Reservation in Saskatchewan, Canada.
With a sense of unease, the man retires for the evening only to soon be awakened by his wife and daughter.
Through her bedroom window, his daughter has discovered high in the late night sky a beautiful star that appears to be something else.
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Despite its brief three minute runtime, this animated short manages to weave a very compelling narrative.
This is mainly achieved by the rustic animation by Jody Kramer, as well as the sonorous narration by the Ahenakews.
Vistas - The Visit is a fascinating account of one aboriginal family's close encounter with the unearthly.
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