Ruka (The Hand) (1965) Theatrical Cartoon

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English Title: The Hand

Ruka (The Hand) (1965) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Krátký Film Praha, Studio Jiřího Trnky
  • Distributed by: Krátký Film Praha
  • Cartoon Characters: Little Man, Hand.
  • Directed By Jiri Trnka.
  • Awards: Jury Special Prize, Annecy, 1965, First Prize in Category of Cartoons, Bergamo, 1965; more Awards More Awards...
  • Originally Released in 1965 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 19 minutes.
  • Color
  • Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakia

Cartoon Summary:

A tragicomic story of a little man who wishes to make a flower pot for his beloved flower, and an almighty and ever-present hand which forces the man to create a portrait celebrating it. A horrifying protest against any violence restraining human freedom,...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

English Title:

"The Hand."

Puppet animation.

Jiri Trnka's last film.

In 1984, the American Film Academy declared this the fifth-best animated picture in history.

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