1979 Official Selection, film index

Mann end esel
The Man and the Donkey

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A man owns a donkey. He soon becomes more ambitious and the donkey is transformed into a horse, then a camel and in the end an elephant. But an elephant can prove to be troublesome sometimes.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Mann end esel

    Directed by: Sieglinde HAMACHER

    Country: Germany (GDR)

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 05 min 40 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Sieglinde HAMACHER


    Script: Hedda Gehm, Sieglinde Hamacher

    Graphics: Manfred Bofiger, Heinz Schulz

    Animation: Barbara Atanassov, Eberhard Platz, Sieglinde Hamacher, Renate Schunke

    Camera: Werner Baensch

    Music: Matthias Kleemann

    Editing: Hanna Fürst