2013 Official Selection, film index

Hollow Land

Hollow Land

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Berta, who is pregnant, and Solomon arrive in a new country where they have to struggle with the authorities and end up falling out with each other. Will they submit or resist?

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Hollow Land

    Directed by: Michelle KRANOT, Uri KRANOT

    Born in Israel, Michelle and Uri Kranot are artists, independent animation filmmakers and they also happen to be married. They're currently based at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, where they both teach animation and run the AniDox:Lab - a continuous training project devoted to the making of animated documentaries. Their personal works have won over a hundred international prizes and participated in numerous film festivals and exhibitions. Their film "Hollow Land" was nominated for an Oscar in 2013 and selected out of competition at the Annecy Festival. "Black Tape" was in competition at Annecy 2015 and "How Long, Not Long" took home the FIPRESCI Award at Annecy 2016. Michelle and Uri also work with audiovisual performers and multimedia game studios, creating installations, exhibitions and VR.

    Country: France, Denmark, Canada

    Year of production: 2013

    Running time: 14 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: Cut-outs, Puppets, 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Michelle KRANOT, Uri KRANOT

    Production: LES FILMS DE L'ARLEQUIN, Dora BENOUSILIO, DANSK TEGNEFILM, Marie BRO, ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Marc BERTRAND