In the Winter Still: A Claude Monet Story
When Claude Monet’s selfish gardener decides to block the children from playing in Monet’s gardens at Giverny, a relentless winter curse falls upon the estate. The ceaseless winter devastates Monet, bringing his painting to an end. It is not until a mysterious and brave boy has the courage to enter the garden that winter finally disappears. The gardener is fired and Monet returns to painting in his beautiful gardens and lily ponds with the company of the village children. Years pass and Monet often wonders about the little boy who saved his garden. Eventually, the boy returns and Monet is able to paint in paradise. Based on Oscar Wilde’s short story “The Selfish Giant.”
A short story done in an unique display of animation will take you into the world of Monet’s art. The Biographical information about Claude Monet that is included in this DVD is educational, while having interesting facts about this artist. Everyone will enjoy this classic tale done in an artistic fashion.