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The Stain

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Inspired by a news item about suicidal octogenarian twins, the film uses a variety of animation styles to spin a claustrophobic web of incest and domestic intrigue.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Stain

    Directed by: Marjut RIMMINEN, Christine ROCHE

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1991

    Running time: 11 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels, pencil on paper, puppets, pixilation

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Marjut RIMMINEN, Christine ROCHE

    Production: SMOOTH CLOUD LTD, Orly YADIN

    Distribution: CHANNEL 4 TELEVISION

    Script: Christine Roche, Marjut Rimminen

    Graphics: Christine Roche

    Sets: Christine Roche

    Animation: Marjut Rimminen

    Camera: Cathy Greenhalgh

    Music: David Moore, Dick Heckstall-Smith

    Sound: Picturehead Productions

    Editing: Picturehead Productions

    Voice: Chrissie Roberts