The Animals and the People of Petrov Open this page in a new window for printing

Zviratka a petrovsti

9 minutes, 35 mm, colour, 1946
Classical cartoon animation
Audience: children
Commentary: none

Producer: KF a.s. - Studio Bratri v triku
Director: Jiri Trnka
Designer: Jiri Trnka

The second cartoon by Jiri Trnka that was a sensation at the festival in Cannes in 1946 when it defeated the world animation elite of the time. It is a musical fairy-tale based on a famous folk story about animals that deterred thieves. The picture finished the monopoly of Disney's style in animation and it started an impetuous development of European animation. The picture is one of the best in the world of animation.

Awards: The Grand Prix of the international jury - Cannes 1946

All films directed by Jiri Trnka:
About the Golden Fish Ancient Czech Myths The Animals and the People of Petrov Archangel Gabriel and Ms Goose Bajaja The Cybernetic Grandmother The Devil's Mill The Emperor's Nightingale From Hatvan to Galicia From Hatvan to Halic From Putim to Putim The Gift Grandpa Planted a Beet The Hand The "Hurvinek" Circus The Jolly Circus The Midsummer Night's Dream The Novel With the Double-bass Passion Prairie Aria Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train The Spring-Man and the SS Svejk Trouble in a Train Svejk's Budejovice Anabasis A Treasury of Fairy-tales Two Little Frosts

All films designed by Jiri Trnka:
About the Golden Fish Ancient Czech Myths The Animals and the People of Petrov Archangel Gabriel and Ms Goose Bajaja The Beatitude of Love The Cybernetic Grandmother The Devil's Mill The Emperor's Nightingale From Hatvan to Galicia From Putim to Putim The Gift The Ginger-bread House Grandpa Planted a Beet The Hand The "Hurvinek" Circus The Jolly Circus The Midnight Adventure The Midsummer Night's Dream The Novel With the Double-bass One Glass Too Many Passion Prairie Aria Schweik's Misfortunes on the Train The Spring-Man and the SS A Treasury of Fairy-tales Two Little Frosts Umbrella