The thralls' revolt

Jannik Hastrup, Denmark, 1979

79 min.DK/FeatureChildren's films, Animation

The first of two sequels to Jannik Hastrup's animation history lesson trilogy on the theme of human slavery that commenced with "Trællene", 1978, and winds with "Trællenes børn", 1980. In 1349, the Black Plague rages and forces a girl into marriage with a victim; in 1450, a boy takes part in a peasants' revolt; and in 1542, a 14-year-old girl joins a rebellion and kills a bailiff.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Trællenes oprør
Danish title Trællenes oprør
Other titles Trællenes oprør 4 - Den sorte død, Trællenes oprør 5 - Oprør og svig, Trællenes oprør 6 - Bøddelens datter
Keywords Slaves, Genealogy, History, North, The
Director Jannik Hastrup
Screenplay Jannik Hastrup
Based on Wernström, Sven
Sound Hans-Walter Kramski, Jon Bille Brahe
Composer Benny Holst, Anders Koppel, Vagn Dahl, Peter Bastian, John Ravn
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Dan-Ina Film
Technical info 35 mm, Widescreen, color
Danish theatrical release 08.10.1979
Cinemas Palads
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Herremagasinet Film & TV, Dansk Tegnefilm, Trællenes Børn
Domestic distribution Dan-Ina Film


Direction Jannik Hastrup


Script Jannik Hastrup


Production Ebbe Preisler


Music Benny Holst
Music Anders Koppel
Music Vagn Dahl
Music Peter Bastian
Music John Ravn


Sound Hans-Walter Kramski
Sound Jon Bille Brahe


Voice Berthe Qvistgaard
Voice Per Pallesen
Voice Per Tønnes Nielsen
Voice Carsten Bang
Voice Morten Giese
Voice Jan Bredsdorff
Voice Eva-Marie Møller
Voice Claus Strandberg
Voice Arne Skovhus
Voice Otto Brandenburg
Voice Birgit Brüel
Voice Leif Sylvester Petersen
Voice Poul Thomsen
Voice Hermod Knudsen
Voice Jesper Klein
Voice Hans Kragh-Jacobsen
Voice Ove Sprogøe
Voice Jesper Christensen

Visual effects

Colorstyler Anne-Marie Steen Petersen


Animation Jannik Hastrup
Animation Kjeld Simonsen
Animation Anders Sørensen
Character illustrator Bigita Faber
Character illustrator Anne-Marie Steen Petersen
Background designer Preben Nygaard Andersen

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