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Year of Production 2023


English title: Pond
Original title: Tümpel
Switzerland, 2023, 8 min., no dialogue

Director: Lena von Döhren, Eva Rust
Production company:
Erlachstrasse 25
CH – 8003 Zürich

Age recommendation: 5 years and up
Film genre: Animation

A shoal of herrings, adopting fantastic formations, roams the vast ocean. When seagulls suddenly attack, one small herring finds itself stranded in a tidal pool. As it searches desperately for a way out, it discovers many other sea creatures here. And now there is no time for fear: only by joining forces can they hope to defend themselves against the hungry seagull.

Mo&Friese 2023
Giffoni 2023
Zlin 2023 (awarded)
BFF Kristiansand 2023
Berlinale Generation 2023 WP


Study guide: German