PRODUCTION INFORMATION


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
Language English
Subtitles Slovak, French
Country of origin Slovakia
Music Marek Piaček
Script Katarína Kerekesová
Concept art Katarína Kerekesová
Script editor Katarína Moláková
Animation Katarína Kerekesová, Slávka Bíliková, Leevi Lehtinen, Ivana Šebestová, Lenka Pajerová, Boris Šima, Joanna Kozuch, Šimon Matrka
Director of photography Peter Hudák
Edit Marek Kráľovský
Director Katarína Kerekesová
Producer Fool Moon
Co - producers ekran
World sales Some Like It Short
Year of production 2010