The Runt (Der Kloane)

Screening: Saturday, June 14, 23:00 (BEST OF GERMANY II)


Country of Origin: Germany
Year of Production: 2006
Duration: 10′
Category: Animation

Director: Andreas Hykade
Screenplay: Andreas Hykade
Animators: Andreas Hykade, Ralf Bohde
Editors: Andreas Hykade, Ralf Bohde
Music: Ulrich Reuter

Synopsis: „Alright, I’ll give you the runt. But you take care of it, and you kill it in one year,“ my uncle said.

Festivals & Awards: German Short Film Prize Potsdam Germany 2007, Nominee For World Short Film Award 2008 New York USA 2007, International Festival of Animation Arts „Multivision“ St. Petersburg Russia 2007 (Best Story), Kalamazoo Animation Festival International USA 2007 (First Prize For Independent Works), AniFest Prague Czech Republic 2007 (Grand Prix), International Animated Film Festival Annecy France 2007 (FIPRESCI Award), „Anima“ Argentinia 2007 (Grand Jury Price), RICA Wissembourg France 2007 (Grand Prix des Rencontres), 10th Tallinn Black Night Festival Estonia 2006, 8th Animated Dreams Tallinn Estonia 2006 (Wooden Wolf GRAND PRIX), Riofan Brazil 2008, 47th Krakow Film Festival Poland 2007, Platform International Animation Festival USA 2007, Lenolafilmfestival Italy 2007, CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival Canada 2007, „In the Palace“ International Short Film Festival Bulgaria 2007, Kinofest Romania 2007, Aye Aye Filmfestival France 2007, Fantoche – Internationales Festival für Animationsfilm Switzerland 2007, London International Animation Festival UK 2007, 29th International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand France 2007, Slow Film Festival Hungary 2007, 27. Atlantic Film Festival Canada 2007, 8th International Animation Festival Madrid Spain 2007, „Animanima“ International Animation Festival Serbia 2007, Eksjoe Animation Festival Sweden 2007, Milano Film Festival Italy 2007, Akbank Shortfilm Festival Turkey 2007, Animpact Korea 2007, Uppsala International Short Film Festival Sweden 2007, Cinanima International Animated Film Festival Portugal 2007, Valsusa Filmfest Italy 2007, 25th International Young Audience Film Festival ALE KINO Poland 2007, PLATFORMA VIDEO 7 International Film Festival Greece 2007, Kurz und Knapp Switzerland 2007, Aubagne International Film Festival France 2007, „The Magic Lantern“ Film Festival Glasgow UK 2007, „Animabasauri“ Spain 2007, „Anima“ Belgium 2007, Granada International Young Filmmakers Festival Spain 2007, Short Film Festival Landshut Germany 2007, International Film Festival Dresden Germany 2007, International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart Germany 2007, International Short Film Festival Hamburg Germany 2007, Shorts at Moonlight Hofheim Germany 2007, International Short Film Festival Detmold Germany 2007, Open Air Film Festival Weiterstadt Germany 2007, DokFestival Leipzig Germany 2007, Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival Germany 2007, „zwergWERK“ Short Film Days Oldenburg Germany 2007, Short Film Week Regensburg Germany 2007, Ottawa International Animation Festival Canada 2006, Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya Spain 2006, London Film Festival UK 2006, Bradford Animation Festival UK 2006, Cinematheque Quebequoise Montreal Canada 2006, Tampere 36th Short Film Festival Finland 2006, Brest European Short Film Festival France 2006