A long, long time ago or maybe not that long… Far, far away or maybe quite near… three brothers, Zeflik, Hanys and Francik, set off in search of happiness.
At a cross-roads each of them decided to go his separate way and meet a year later to share their happiness. Zeflik wandered through a forest and saved a bird’s egg, a wolf and a bear from traps set up by the robber Hałaburda. The Wolf and the Bear joined him in his travels. At night they met the Old Woman who gave Zeflik a magic stick. Soon the three reached a city filled with grief, because a dragon was about to devour a princess. Everybody who tried to fight the dragon had been killed. There were no more volunteers, despite the King promising half the kingdom and the Princess. Zeflik decided to deal with the dragon…
Directed, artwork, background, camera, editing by Andrzej Kukuła
Screenplay, dialogue by Barbara Kurek
(based on the tale by Gustaw Morcinek)
Music composed and performed by Arnold Dąbrowski
Layout by Piotr Giersz, Lesław Budzelewski
Animation by Janusz Matusik, Agnieszka Szczeniak, Ewa Rodewald, Roman Janeczko, Waldemar Szajkowski, Piotr Giersz, Paweł Byrski, Ewa Klimas, Elżbieta Kandziora, Roman Frajczyk, Anna Frajczyk, Lesław Budzelewski
Ink and Paint by Alina Góral, Violetta Olejniczak, Violetta Pawlewska, Elżbieta Bejger, Alicja Hurysz, Janina Raczkowska
Test-line by Anna Gałązkowska
Sound by Wiesław Jurgała
Dubbing directed by Dorota Kawęcka
Voices by Grzegorz Nawrocki, Jacek Wolszczak, Cezary Kwieciński, Anna Apostolakis – Gluzińska, Mirosława Krajewska, Beata Wyrąbkiewicz, Stefan Knothe, Grzegorz Drojewski, Waldemar Barwiński, Janusz Wituch, Ryszard Olesiński, Zbigniew Konopka, Wojciech Machnicki
Dubbing production managing by Anna Jaroch
Title sequences by Robert Turło (direction, artwork, animation) and Marek Kuczyński (music)
Series Production Managing by Mariola Olejniczak
Series Editor by Katarzyna Komorowska
Series Executive Producer by Ewa Sobolewska
Producer and distributor: Telewizja Polska S.A.
Production: TV Studio Filmów Animowanych Sp. z o.o.
Animated film 2D for kids, format 16:9, Digital Betacam, 13:00 min.
Date of production: 28.12.2009 © TVP S.A. 2009