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Set 5: Pjotr Sapegin (animations)

121’

Aria

Canada, Norway 2001 / 11’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Berit Reiss-Andersen
language:no dialogues

In this short inspired by Puccini's opera, Madame Butterfly is a marionette living alone on an island until the handsome young sailor Pinkerton arrives. When he sails away again in his white boat, Butterfly awaits his return, yearning for a father for her child...

Edvard

Norway 2000 / 23'30’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Jan Debritz, Lars Tømmerbakke
language:no dialogues

Edvard is a small clay figure who lives on the beach. Each episode tells a short story about Edvard and his adventures in man's world.

Fish balls

Fiskeboller
Norway 1993 / 1’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Piotr Sapegin
language:no dialogues

An anti-commercial on a cat fishing for fish balls. After a number of failures, he finally succeeds...

In a Corner of the World

I et hjørne av verden
Norway 2000 / 1'21’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Piotr Sapegin
language:Norwegian

On midsummer night, when the entire nature is longing for love, even the frogs declare their feelings in a Shakespearean manner….

Ippolita, the Little Amazon

Ippolita - den lille amasone
Norway 1994 / 7'30’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Piotr Sapegin
language:Norwegian

A long time ago, in antiquity, the little amazon Ippolita wandered the earth accompanied by her faithful follower.

Mons the Cat

Katten Mons
Norway 1995 / 6’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Lars Tømmerbakke
language:Norwegian

An adaptation of a Norwegian fairy tale about a cat who loved to eat. A film about consumption and greed.

One Day a Man Bought a House

Huset på kampen
Norway 1998 / 7’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Piotr Sapegin
language:Norwegian

One day a man bought a house in the city section of Kampen. But someone was already living there...

Snails

Sniler
Norway 2000 / 6’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Torill Kove
language:Norwegian

A typical story about an atypical snail family.

The Salt Mill

Saltkvernen
Norway 2998 / 5’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:Lars Tømmerbakke
language:Norwegian

A story about how the sea became salt, and a little bit more...

Through My Thick Glass

Gjennom mine tykke briller
Canada, Norway 2004 / 13’

director:Piotr Sapegin
screenplay:David Reiss-Andersen, Piotr Sapegin
language:Norwegian

A little girl refuses to get dressed before going out to play. In order to persuade her, her grandfather tells her a strange story about his hardships during the war.

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