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still from Knor (Mascha Halberstad, NL/BE 2022)

Knor

Mascha Halberstad / NL, 2022 / 72 min.

Probably the most labour-intensive film technique of all: stop-motion animation. The Netherlands has a great tradition in this genre, from Joop Geesink to Job, Joris and Marieke. Whereas the latter have now switched to computer animation, in Knor director Mascha Halberstad uses the old-fashioned manual technique. With delightful results, apart from the huge quantities of (fake) pig poo of course...

poster Knor (Mascha Halberstad, NL/BE 2022)
Babs had really wanted a dog but her grandpa, who flies over from America specially for her ninth birthday, gives her a pig: Knor. Whereas for Babs it’s love at first sight, her parents are less than impressed. During a merry round dance in the living room, Knor poos all over the place. Time for puppy training. In the meantime, it seems grandpa has a hidden agenda. He was once disqualified from a sausage-making contest, and now he’s out for revenge...

Details

Director

Mascha Halberstad

Production year

2022

Country

NL

Original title

Knor

Length

72 min.

Language

Dutch

Format

DCP

Accessibility

Earcatch, Subcatch

still from Knor (Mascha Halberstad, NL/BE 2022)
still from Knor (Mascha Halberstad, NL/BE 2022)
colouring page Knor (Mascha Halberstad, NL/BE 2022)

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