Scene from FREE SLAVE (photo © KHM)

A sleeping puppet is dreaming of freeing itself from its strings and cross. But true freedom requires courage and willpower.

Pauline Flory was born in 1981 in France. From 1999-2002, she studied at the Academy of Arts Estienne in Paris, from 2002-2004 she attended the Academy of Arts Villa Arson in Nice. Since 2005, she has been studying at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2010
Director Pauline Flory
Screenplay Pauline Flory
Cinematography Pauline Flory
Animation Pauline Flory
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
Length 8 min
Format DCP, Beta SP PAL, color, 16:9
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Mono
Festivals Zlindog 2010, Stuttgart Trickfilmfestival 2010, Kurz und Schön Cologne 2010, DOK Leipzig 2010, Clermont-Ferrand 2011
Awards Choices Prize Kurz und Schön Cologne 2010

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