The Blue Bird

Annelise Malmgren, Denmark, 1984

DK/Short fiction

A puppet film with lifesize puppets in natural environments: The woods, a castle, a discoteque, etc. A fabulating didactic piece in the form of a fairy-tale the contents of which are also a debate on sex rôles in an amiable presentation. For children from six years and up. Princess Irene sets out to liberate Prince Tomas who for years has been kept a prisoner by an evil dragon.
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Original title Den blå fugl
Danish title Den blå fugl
Director Annelise Malmgren
Screenplay Annelise Malmgren
Director of Photography Freddy Tornberg
Editor Annelise Malmgren, Karen Grue, Edda Urup
Sound Svend Nørgaard, Peter Witt
Production country Denmark
Production company Det Danske Filmværksted


Production company Det Danske Filmværksted


Direction Annelise Malmgren


Script Annelise Malmgren


Cinematography Freddy Tornberg


Editing Annelise Malmgren
Editing Karen Grue
Editing Edda Urup


Sound Svend Nørgaard
Sound Peter Witt

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