THE BEWITCHED CHILD (English title) 


LUMOTTU LAPSI (Orig. Finnish title)

Director: Marikki Hakola  
Genre: Dance and Music Film
Duration: 47 min.
Production Year: 2004
Master Format: Digital Beta PAL 16:9
Audio:  Dolby Digital 5.1. and Stereo
Language: French (English and Finnish subtitles)
Distributor: Kroma Productions Ltd.

Official Web Site HERE


THE BEWITCHED CHILD is a fantasy film for the whole family. The story follows how a small child faces the strange consequences of his thoughtless and mean deeds. The dance and music film is based on the miniature opera by Maurice Ravel. The set design is produced by using new virtual technology.


Script and Directing: Marikki Hakola
Original Music: Maurice Ravel
Poem: Colette
Virtual Set Design: Katriina Ilmaranta
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Dance and Choreography: Mikael Kivimäki, Alpo Aaltokoski, Nina Hyvärinen, Aki Suzuki, Jyrki Karttunen, Sampo Kivelä, Anne Koutonen, Miguel Verdecia, Soila Grenot, Teemu Korjuslommi, Step Up Kids
Video Photography: Raimo Uunila
Editing: Marikki Hakola
Audio Design: Epa Tamminen
Production Support: AVEK – Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture in Finland
In Association with: YLE TV1 Co-Production and YLE Teema
Co-Producer: University of Art and Design Helsinki, Media Centre Lume, School of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design
Producer in Charge: Marikki Hakola
Production Company: KROMA Productions Ltd. 2004

Full Credits HERE

Rockie Awards NHK President’s Prize at the BANFF World Television Festival, Canada, 2005
State Quality Award, Ministry of Education, Finland 2005


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Animation Dance Film Featured Music Film Short Fiction Virtual Scenography Virtual Stage