A Priori

Maïté Schmitt, Germany, 2017

6 min.Short fictionAnimation

To protect his books, Albert, the young librarian, must put his prejudice aside and make friends with a bat.

Albert, a young librarian discovers one day that a bat is living in his dear library. Afraid for his books, he decides to get rid of her. Little does he know that Eugénie the bat used to protect the library against the book feeding insects.... Now that the bat is gone, the books are left unprotected and the bugs can eat them without being disturbed. The librarian needs to find a solution because the insects have already destroyed many books... But the bugs are everywhere, he can't do anything.
Basic information Credits
Original title A Priori
Danish title Den lille hjælper
Keywords Friendship, Prejudices, Cooperation
Director Maïté Schmitt
Sound Stephan Dominikus Wehrle
Composer Georg Kästle
Production country Germany
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 31.10.2018, Filmcentralen
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company
Executive Producer Filmakademie Baden-Wu¨rttemberg GmbH
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Maïté Schmitt


Executive producer Yuan Wang


Composer Georg Kästle


Sound designer Stephan Dominikus Wehrle


Animation Maike Koller
Animation Sion Kim
Animation Emilia Reich
Animation Nadine Schwenk
Animation Fabricia Schmitt

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