English Title: The HandRuka (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 ...
- Originally Released in 1965 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 19 minutes.
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:
Jiri Trnka's last film.
In 1984, the American Film Academy declared this the fifth-best animated picture in history.
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