Animated films to classical music

The Old Castle

A film miniature to classical music. Narrative inspired by H. Ch. Andersen’s fairy tale ‘The Little Match Girl’. The film’s scenography is based on photographs of the Poznan Castle Centre, whose monumental structure eloquently contrasts with the small and lonely child passed indifferently by passers-by.

Directed, screenplay, artwork and animated by Maciej Ćwiek
Music composed by Modest Musorgski from „Pictures from the Exhibition”
Music performed by Academy Symphonic Orchestra USSR
Photography by Krzysztof Szyszka
Editing and sound by Wiesław Nowak
Produced by Ewa Sobolewska
Combined and cut-out animation, 35 mm, colour 171 m/e, 06:15′, format 4:3
Date of production: 14.07.1991 © TV SFA-TVP SA


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