June 9th, 2012: A Close Shave (1995)

Cast and Crew:  Nick Park (Director, Co-Writer)

What It’s About: While working as window cleaners, Wallace (Peter Sallis) falls for Wendolene (Anne Reid), a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for sheep rustling.

Why Watch it Today?: Today is International Yarn Bombing Day, in which knitters “bomb” cities with their work, covering tree branches, bike racks and telephone poles with woolen sleeves.

Where to Get It: Your local library; Netflix (DVD)

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