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Elsa and the Night

Original title: Sigrid och natten
Schweden, 2019, 9 min., no dialogue

Director: Jöns Mellgren
Production company:
Borgvägen 1-3 (Filmhuset)
115 53 Stockholm
Phone: +46 (0) 704 811 653

Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Film genre: Animation

Elsa has not slept a wink for thirty years. Early one morning when she's sitting at the kitchen table, she finds an unwelcome guest underneath her sofa. The creature turns out to be none other than the Night itself. Elsa tells it of her life, and of the death of her best friend - an elephant named Olaf. The Night accompanies her on a moving journey that tells the story of an extraordinary friendship.

Luxembourg City FF 2021
Nordic Film Days 2019


Study guide: French