Official Selection

Plates on Oma’s Wall

United Kingdom 2022
Duration: 03:40
Directed by: Jack Kingston, Kiera Renate Kai-An Melville
Screenplay: Jack Kingston
Animation: Kiera Renate Kai-An Melville, Eve Baldwin
Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
Music: Jordan Dykstra
Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
Dialogue language: English
Subtitles language: English

In the aftermath of WWII, a family is forced to flee their burning home with nothing but the clothes on their backs and an important family heirloom, a plate collection. Through the eyes of the children, it is a fantastical adventure, a chance to enjoy the wintery countryside. However, a very real danger, shrouded in smoke and fire, hunts them as they travel through the fields and forests on their way to safety.

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