Hooves Of Fire
Original title: Hooves Of Fire
Great Britain, 1999, 29 min.
Director: Richard Goleszowski
GB-Bristol BS8 2WR
Tel.: 117 974 24 83
Fax: 177-923 97 90
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Film genre: Animation
Robbie is the coolest reindeer in the far north; too clever to work, he is totally laid-back and unbelievably charming. He is a big success at Coldchester, an idyllic ski resort. The only problem is that Blitzen, head stag and king pin in Santa Claus’ team of sleigh-pulling reindeers, can’t stand him. However, Robbie gets on famously with Santa Claus, whom he meets at a party. He also finds Santa’s state-of-the-art sleigh brilliant. If only he hadn’t neglected his training, he could join the team right away. So, should he start training?
Robbie wouldn’t be as cool as he is if he didn’t have a much better idea.
80 Wood Lane
GB-London WI2 OTT
Tel.: 208-433 20 00
Berlinale Kinderfilmfest 2001 (awarded)
Leipzig DOK Festival 2000 (awarded)
Ottawa International Animation Festival 2000 (awarded)