PEARL

PEARL
Perla

Czech Republic 2020. Director: Jakub Kouřil. 15 Min. Fiction. Czech Original with English subtitles, with German voice-over. Released for audiences from 6 years of age. 

What helps against fear in the dark? Only one thing, believe in fairy tales – at least that’s what grandmother thinks. But the eight-year-old granddaughter knows better. After all, it’s all made up and unrealistic! Until she enters a fairy tale world in a dream. (JP) 

Director

Jakub Kouřil (*1987, Zlín, Czech Republic) graduated with a degree in animation from FAMU in Prague. During his studies he produced the short film M.O.; one year later his animated short film LITTLE COUSTEAU had its premiere. Both films won the Magnesia Award for Best Czech Student Film and were shown at numerous international film festivals. M.O. was a finalist at the Student Academy Awards.

 

Filmography (Selection):
2020 PEARL (Short film) | 2013 LITTLE COUSTEAU (Short film) | 2012 M.O. (Short film)| 2008 GRACIE (Short film)