Aria

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Inspired by Puccini's opera, Madame Butterfly is a marionette living alone on an island until the handsome young sailor Pinkerton arrives. When he sails away again in his white boat, Butterfly awaits his return, yearning for a father for her child.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Aria

    Directed by: Pjotr SAPEGIN

    Country: Norway

    Year of production: 2001

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Pjotr SAPEGIN

    Production: PRAVDA AS, David REISS-ANDERSEN, ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Marcel JEAN

    Distribution: NORWEGIAN FILM INSTITUTE, Toril SIMONSEN, ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA

    Based on: Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly"

    Script: Berit Reiss-Andersen

    Animation: Pjotr Sapegin, Ronald Kubicek Hansen

    Camera: Janne Hansen

    Music: Normand Roger

    Sound: Jean-Baptiste Roger

    Editing: Pål Gengenbach