ESTERHAZY

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The hero is a young, purblind and sawn-off bunny Esterhazy from the Esterhazy-Dynasty in Vienna. He is sent to Berlin by the Patriarch Count Esterhazy, to find a huge, healthy and beefy bunny woman near by some mysterious Berlin Wall. After a long, extensive search he finds his paradise (bunnies’ paradise that existed in the reality in between the East and West part of the famous Berlin Wall). Esterhazy will move there with the love of his life: Mimi, but as it is 1989… the Berlin Wall comes down…The story describes the most important political event of the recent European history – the Fall of the Berlin Wall from an unknown “bunny point of view”. With its humorous keynote the audience will live through the adventures of the hero-bunny Esterhazy the upheaval in that special time of European history.

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GENRE:
animation
COUNTRY:
Polska / Niemcy
RUNNING TIME:
25'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Izabela Plucińska
SCRIPT:
Izabela Plucińska, Anna Jadowska
EDITOR:
Dirk Schreier
CAST:
Maciej Stuhr, Maria Peszek, Wiktor Zborowski, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Manuel Rubey, Anna Fischer, Helmuth Krauss, Ludger Pistor
MUSIC:
Max Knoth
PRODUCTION:
Donten&Lacroix, Clay Traces

Izabela Plucińska »

Born in Koszalin in Poland on 06.10.1974. She graduated from Lodz National Fine Arts Conservatory, National Polish Film School in Lodz and National German Film School “Konrad Wolf” Potsdam- Babelsberg. In 2004, her graduate film project "Jam Session" was selected for the short film competition at the Berlin Film festival 2005, when she has been awarded with Silver Bear. "Jam Session" has been presented on over 60 international festival and won a number of international prizes. In 2006, Izabela founded her own production company "Clay Traces" in Berlin when she is working with a team of young animators from different European countries. She has made "Breakfast" for Polish television. She has directed and produced “7 More Minutes” and "Marathon" in collaboration with Spela Cadez. "Esterhazy" is currently the biggest Izabela's project (25 minutes, 3 years of production), coproduced by Donten & Lacroix Films Poland with participation of PISF, TVP S.A, European Media Program and, on the German side, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FFA and DEFA Stiftung.
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