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Letter to a pig / Lettera a un maiale

Tal Kantor
France/Israel | 2022 | 16’47 v.o. sott. ENG/ITA

A traumatic memory of a Holocaust survivor sends a young schoolgirl on an inner journey, searching for her own path as the boundary between animal and human nature blurs.

Direction: Tal Kantor 
Animation: Meton Joffily, Anne Kraehn, Tal Kantor
Animation Intern & paint animation: Teresa Baroet
Script: Tal Kantor
Backgrounds: Dafi Ben-Ami, Tal Kantor
Actors: Moriyah Meerson, Alex Peleg, Ayelet Margalit, Indra Maharik
Voice: Alex Peleg
Special effects: Shachaer Kantor, Shahar Davis
Editing: Efrat Berger
Sound Design, Mix: Erez Eyni-Shavit
Compositing: Shahar Davis
Music: Pierre Oberkampf
Distribution: Miyu Distribution

Tal Kantor

Award-winning animation filmmaker & visual artist. Her short animated film In Other Words won 17 awards and officially selected in more than 100 festivals worldwide. She worked as the Animation-Director for the documentary feature film ADVOCATE (Sundance 2019, Oscar shortlist 2020) and currently lectures at “Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design” Screen-Based Arts Department. Letter to a Pig, which won the Ciclic-Animation production grant at Annecy Animation Festival (2017), is her debut film.