La fille & le chasseur

La fille & le chasseur

Animation, 5 min.

Title E:The Girl & The Hunter
Title G:Das Mädchen & der Jäger

by Jadwiga Kowalska

Switzerland, September 2010

It’s raining. A small village is in big trouble. The raindrops are actually a young girl’s tears. And it’s up to the hunter to put things in order.


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Directed by: Jadwiga Kowalska
Written by: Jadwiga Kowalska

World Premiere: September 2010
Original Version: Without dialogue, colour, 35mm, 5 min.


Production: Hélium Films, Jadwiga Kowalska, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse
Producer: Claude Barras
Executive Producer: Jadwiga Kowalska

Cinematography: Jadwiga Kowalska
Editing: Marina Rosset, Jadwiga Kowalska
Sound Design: Irmgard Walthert, Alexander Miesch
Rerecording Sound Mix: Denis Séchaud
Music: Valerie Koloszar
Animation: Jadwiga Kowalska, Florian Grolig
Compositing: Jadwiga Kowalska
Characters by: Jadwiga Kowalska
Art Direction: Jadwiga Kowalska, Ralph Kühne
Costumes: Jadwiga Kowalska
Casting: Ralph Kühne
Techniques: Cutout animation, 2D Computer animation

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Patric Gehrig
as voice 
Joan Seiler
as voice 

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World Sales: Folimage

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Distribution Switzerland: Jadwiga Kowalska

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  • Anvers, European Youth Film Festival of Flanders, Best Short Film by the Children’s jury (Anvers and Bruges) 2011
  • Kiev, Kiev International Film Festival Molodist, Special Mention by the International Jury 2011
  • Larissa, Mediterranean Festival of New Film Makers - Larissa, Special Mention (International Competition) 2011
  • Santiago de Chile, Festival Chileno Internacional de Cortometraje de Santiago, Segundo Premio Animación Internacional 2011
  • Vaulx-en-Velin, Festival du Film Court francophone, Prix G.R.A.C. 2011
  • Bern, Berner Filmförderung, Berner Filmpreis 2010

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