STONES

Short film

STONES

Short film
An innovative puppet musical combining emotionally strong music, unconfined space, passion and fear.

The animated musical is the melodramatic story of a woman who cannot understand the world of men. It takes place in a rock quarry with ten male workers. They resemble the rocks which they move around in their mechanical rhythm day after day. But one evening this rhythm is disrupted when the foreman’s wife arrives at the quarry. She brings emotion and humanity to the place, but soon realizes that this isn't place for her to live. She gradually descends into madness, and finally, blinded by desire for love and children, she gives in to the temptation to kill...

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Credits

Genre: Animated puppet musical
Original title: Kamene
Animation technique: stop motion
Length: 26 min
Country of origin: Slovakia
Language: English
Subtitles: Slovak, French
Script: Katarína Kerekesová
Script editor: Katarína Moláková
Concept art: Katarína Kerekesová
Animation: Katarína Kerekesová, Slávka Bíliková, Leevi Lehtinen, Ivana Šebestová, Lenka Pajerová, Boris Šima, Joanna Kozuch, Šimon Matrka
Music: Marek Piaček
Director of photography: Peter Hudák
Edit: Marek Kráľovský
Director: Katarína Kerekesová
Producer: Fool Moon
Co-producer: ekran
Year of production: 2010
World sales: Some Like It Short