I 14th Animated Dreams: Competition Programme IV I

  • 1h 18 min
  • Animation

An Interrupted Spectacle

Belgium, France 2012, 10'

REŽ/DIR: Christophe Gautry, Arnaud Demuynck

Prod: Arnaud Demuynck

Carried away by the sound of a languishing barrel organ and the purr of a cat, the poet closes his eyes and gets into a mysterious dream



Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany 2012, 16'30''

REŽ/DIR: Ivan Bogdanov

Prod: Maria Stanisheva

When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?

In FATHER the reality of life is turned upside down to create an impossible dialogue - the

dialogue between a child and a father that never happens.


Grain Coupon

China 2011, 19'10''

REŽ/DIR: Xi Chen, Xu An

Prod: Xi Chen

During the Cultural Revolution in China in the 1950s-1990s, grain was rationed. A handicapped old man tries to get hold of coupons in exchange for his services.



United Kingdom, Germany 2012, 3'

REŽ/DIR: Max Hattler

Prod: Animate Projects, Lupus Films

Using the New Age idea of a ‘dimensional shift’ as inspiration, Shift combines science fiction themes through abstract, stop motion animation of objects and colour.


The Mystery of the Malakka Mountain

Poland 2011, 20'48''

REŽ/DIR: Jakub Wronski

Prod: FUMI Studio

The six-year Junior is extremely emotionally mature child. The cigarette smoke wanders thinking about life, people and their problems. When his father (a famous pilot) in unexplained circumstances crashes somewhere in China, Junior decides to embark on a journey and find out what exactly happened. Inspired by the paintings of Fernando Botero drama of the convention theme of magic realism of crime in the background.

Do we have the right to explore other people's secrets?

A film about the mysteries and their values.


Via Curiel 8

France 2012, 8'30''

REŽ/DIR: Mara Cerri, Magda Guidi

Prod: Ron Dyens

A man and a woman retrace a distant moment of their life, to look for each other and discover the unknown simultaneity of their existence.

A meeting just imagined, a new memory to preserve and bring back to present.


All films screen in English or with English subtitles.