The Little Match Girl

Anne Baillod, Switzerland, 2016

9 min.Short fictionChildren's films, 3D animation

Adapted from Andersen’s tale, the film tells the fate of a young merchant who tries to sell matches. Unsuccessful, she finally burn them all. These moments of warmth accompanied by happy visions, culminating with the appearance of her deceased grandmother.
Basic information Credits
Original title La petite marchande d'allumettes
Danish title Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne
Keywords Fairy tales, Poverty, Death
Director Anne Baillod
Screenplay Anne Baillod, Jean Faravel
Based on H. C. Andersens eventyr
Director of Photography Sara Sponga, Aurélie Sprenger
Composer Bernard Trontin
Production country Switzerland
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 28.09.2017
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company
Executive Producer Nadasdy Film
Co-production Radio Télévision Suisse, Folimage Studio
With support from Loterie Romande, L’office Federal de la Culture
In collaboration with Cineforom
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Anne Baillod
Director Jean Faravel


Screenplay Anne Baillod
Screenplay Jean Faravel


Director of Photography Sara Sponga
Director of Photography Aurélie Sprenger


Music Bernard Trontin

Visual effects

Graphic design Anne Baillod

Director of animation

Director of animation Elie Chapuis

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