The Sun Is Red

Bent Barfod, Denmark, 1972

13 min.DK/ExperimentalAnimation

A film about the pollution of our environment which asks: "... is it enough for me to realize the approaching danger to ur mileu? Is it only an illusion, a self created enemy? ... whose appearance we may only dimly visualize, but nevertheless represents a force that can strike back emmediately?" This ends on the note: "It is later than you think".
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Original title Solen er rød
Danish title Solen er rød
International titles Le soleil est rouge, Die Sonne is rot, O sol é vermelho
Keywords Pollution, Ecology, Enviromental concerns, Housing environment, 1970-1979, Animation films
Director Bent Barfod
Director of Photography Kai Michelsen
Editor Mikkel Bo
Composer Pierre Henry
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 35 mm, color, Mono
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Production company Bent Barfod Film
Commissioned by Kortfilmrådet
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Bent Barfod


Comments Elsa Gress
Comments Jean Grandjean
Comments Bent Barfod


Cinematography Kai Michelsen


Editing Mikkel Bo


Music Pierre Henry


Animation Georges Stoyanoff
Animation Birthe Barfod
Animation Bent Barfod

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Expert Jean Grandjean


Voiceover Lise Ringheim

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