The Woman with the Eggs

Kjeld Simonsen, Denmark, 1970

5 min.DK/Short fictionChildren's films, Animation

Animation cartoon adapted from a poem by Hans Christian Andersen about a woman in the country, who gathers eggs, becomes still richer and power-seeking - but suddenly comes down to earth again.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Konen med æggene
Danish title Konen med æggene
Other titles The Woman with the Eggs
Keywords Andersen, Hans Christian, Fairy tales, Daydreams, Greed
Director Kjeld Simonsen
Screenplay Kjeld Simonsen, Bent Barfod
Based on Frit efter H.C. Andersens digt.
Director of Photography Kai Michelsen
Editor Kjeld Simonsen, Kai Michelsen
Composer Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Production country Denmark
Production companies Bent Barfod Film
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 35 mm, color, Sound
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production companies Bent Barfod Film
Commissioned by Kortfilmrådet
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Kjeld Simonsen


Script Kjeld Simonsen
Script Bent Barfod


Cinematography Kai Michelsen


Editing Kjeld Simonsen
Editing Kai Michelsen


Music Bent Fabricius-Bjerre


Animation Kjeld Simonsen
Animation Georges Stoyanoff
Animation Michel Ilowaisky
Animation Bent Barfod

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