Archive of films The Lion and the Song / Lev a písnička

Czechoslovakia
1959, 16 min

Section: Tribute to Břetislav Pojar
Year: 2007

A masterful parable about the indestructibility of art and also the goodness in man. Using expressive puppets created by Zdeněk Seydl, Pojar develops a poetic drama about a fragile harlequin and a menacing lion, simmering in the scorching haze of a desert oasis. The film won the Grand Prix in Annecy in 1960.


Synopsis

A masterful parable about the indestructibility of art and also the goodness in man. Using expressive puppets created by Zdeněk Seydl, Pojar develops a poetic drama about a fragile harlequin and a menacing lion, simmering in the scorching haze of a desert oasis. The film won the Grand Prix in Annecy in 1960.

Contacts

Krátký Film Praha, a.s.
Kříženeckého nám.1079/5B, 152 53, Praha 5
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 267 091 110
Fax: +420 267 091 500
E-mail: info@kratkyfilm.com

About the film

Color, 35 mm

Section: Tribute to Břetislav Pojar
   
Director:
Screenplay: Břetislav Pojar
Dir. of Photography: Vladimír Malík
Music: Wiliam Bukový
Production: Kreslený a loutkový film Praha
Contact: Krátký Film Praha, a.s.

Guests

Leon Weigert

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