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Christmas Ballade

Original title: Vánocní balada
Czech Republic, 2016, 12 min., no dialogue

Director: Michal Žabka
Production company:
Michal Žabka
Na Doubkové 8
150 00 Praha 5

Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Animation

The Christmas Ballad, based on the very last script by Bretislav Pojar. In the ruins of the city, destroyed by the war, a small boy survives. He is hiding from fighting machines and collecting old broken toys that he carries to his shelter to repair them. They replace his friends and family. One day he finds a Christmas gift and runs away with him to the mound of the fairgrounds.

Festival Stop Motion Montréal 2016
International Animation Festival Hiroshima 2016
BAB Bratislava 2016 (UNICEF Award)
International ANIMFEST Festival Athens 2016
Festival of animated Films Stuttgart 2016
Zlin Film Festival 2016
Animayo 2016 Gran
Animanima 2016
Anima Mundi 2016
Cinanima 2016


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