THE TOWER

Mats Grorud

France, Sweden, Norway 74 min. min

Synopsis

A Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon is the scene of one of the successes of the last edition of the Annecy Animation Festival. The protagonist is an eleven-year-old girl who has lived a lifetime in the field. Through her and the relationship with her great-grandfather, the film offers an in-depth analysis of the recent history of the Palestinian people. Everything, through a meticulous animation that combines stop-motion and traditional 2D.

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History

Director

Mats Grorud

(Norway, 1976) He holds a Bachelors Degree in Animation from Volda University College, and has also studied animation at the Communication University of China in Beijing. He has also worked with several other noted Norwegian animation directors, such as Kaja Wright Polmar and Pjotr Sapegin, and now runs his own production company, Nubbsjangs Productions.

Filmography: The Tower (2018), Santa Klaus (curt, 2010, ) Min Bestemor Beijing (curt, 2008)

Mats Grorud

Film information

Director: Mats Grorud
Script: Mats Grorud
Contact: Movistar +
Country: France, Sweden, Norway
Year: 2018
Format: Digital
Length: 74 min. min
Language: English, Arabic, French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2019