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Duck, Death and the Tulip

English title: Duck, Death and the Tulip
Original title: Ente, Tod und Tulpe
German title: Ente, Tod und Tulpe
Germany, 2010, 10 min.

Director: Matthias Brunn
Production company:
TrickStudio Lutterbeck GmbH
Neusser Strasse 476
D- 50733 Köln
Phone: +49.221.21 64 27
Fax.: +49.221.21 65 47

Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Film genre: Animation

"Who are you? What are you up to, creeping along behind me?" "Good, you finally noticed me. I am Death."
A duck meets the Death. The Death has plenty of time. So they start a talk whereby they learn a lot about themselves – and about life. „Duck, Death and the Tulip“ is a poetic film about friendship, saying goodbye and death

Based on the book by Wolf Erlbruch

Seal of approval: „Highly recommended“ Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung Wiesbaden, 201
Short Film of the Month Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung Wiesbaden 2010
Animation Film Award 15th Schlingel, International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience, Chemnitz, 2010
Special mention International Jury 5th ANIMEST, Bucharest International Animation Festival, 2010
Best Film from 10 to 25 Minutes Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival, Sofia, 2010
Best Children’s Film 2010 29th Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Children´s Film Festival, 2011
Silver World Medal: Children’s / Youth Program New York Festivals, USA, 2011
F.W. Murnau Shortfilm Award Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau Stiftung, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2011
Tricks for Kids: Best Children’s Film Festival of animated Film Stuttgart, 2011
Friese-Award 13th Mo&Friese Children's Short Film Festival, Hamburg, 2011
Audience Award: Best Animation Film 18th Open Eyes Filmfest Marburg, 2011
Animation Award 5th Big Cartoon Festival, Moscow, 2011


Study guide: German

Video: Trailer

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