DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Andersen’s fairy-tale re-told as a flat figure animation with great actors. Still, this film adaptation, too, has a happy ending and the prince finds his princess.

Lina Dinkla


Original Title: Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse
Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Language: German
Subtitle: No
Runtime: 6 min.
Technique: Collage
Format: .mp4
Color: Colour
Director: Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand, Katja Engelhard
Producer: Matthias Körnich
Cinematographer: Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Editor: Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand, Hardy Hoffmann
Animation: Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Sound: Tobias Becker
Music: Tobias Becker
Script: Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2018 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.