- out of competition
The Baffled King
Stop-motion (animated objects, puppets, clay animation, etc.)
Short film [10 to 45 min]
Life is dull for the king. Nothing to do! Time goes by meaninglessly.
So he begins asking questions, seeking answers, investigating the secret of happiness. Only to find out that his time in the eternal cycle has passed and life now belongs to others.
A sombre fairytale!
Jörg Weidner studied philosophy at the CAU Kiel and the UH Hamburg. He lives and works in Leipzig.
Anke Späth studied animation at the HfBK Hamburg. She lives and works in Leipzig.