55 Socks

8 min., National Film Board Canada, DVD, $89


During World War II in the dark "winter of hunger" in Holland, some women and a girl unravel a beautiful bedspread to make socks to barter for food. Based on a poem by Marie Jacobs, this animated, poetic film leaves viewers with hope for a brighter future.

Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Videos
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's videos on the Notable Children's Videos list.
2013 - Selection(s)