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The Hand

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Harlequin the potter lives in peace till the day a hand requires him to make a model of itself... At first he resists, but the hand is stronger. It will get its portrait, and the potter will pay with his freedom and his life.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Ruka

    Directed by: Jirí TRNKA

    Country: Czech Republic

    Year of production: 1965

    Running time: 16 min 20 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jirí TRNKA

    Production: KRATKY FILM PRAHA AS

    Distribution: KRATKY FILM PRAHA AS

    Script: Jiri Trnka

    Graphics: Jiri Trnka

    Sets: Jiri Trnka

    Animation: Bohuslav Sramek, Jan Adam

    Camera: Jiri Trnka

    Music: Vaclav Trojan