Call number: DVD-3120


Red Cartoons: Animated Films from East Germany

16 films from the DEFA Studio for Animation Film, Dresden

Red Cartoons: Animated Films from East Germany, consisting of
Paukenschlag [Drum Beat] (Otto Sacher, 1974); and Stern und Blume [Star and Flower] (Otto Sacher, 1978); and Einsamkeit [Loneliness] (Otto Sacher, 1979); and Varianten [Variants] (Klaus Georgi, 1979); and Die Rettung [The Rescue] (Sieglinde Hamacher, 1980); and Sieben Rechte für den Zuschauer [Seven Rights of a Viewer] (Marion Rasche / Peter Mißbach, 1980); and Herr Daff Macht Eine Filmaufnahme [Mr Daff is Shooting a Film] (Klaus Georgi, 1980); and Hello (Hans Moser / Thomas Rosié, 1984); and Konsequenz [Consequence] (Klaus Georgi, 1986); and Die Lösung [The Solution] (Sieglinde Hamacher, 1987); and Bauch und Seele [Belly and Soul] (Klaus Georgi, 1988); and Die Panne [The Breakdown] (Klaus Georgi / Lutz Stützner, 1988); and Der Kreis [The Full Circle] (Klaus Georgi, 1988); and Das Monument [The Monument] (Klaus Georgi / Lutz Stützner, 1989); and Sonntag [Sunday] (Klaus Georgi / Lutz Stützner, 1989); and Inselwitz [Island Joke] (Lutz Stützner, 1990); Total running time 57 minutes, in German with English subtitles

The collection includes:

SACHER, Otto Paukenschlag [Drum Beat]
DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1974
Dramaturgy: Otto Sacher
Photography: Hans Schöne
Music: Addy Kurth
2 minutes
No dialogue

AND

SACHER, Otto
Stern und Blume [Star and Flower]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1978
3 minutes
No dialogue

AND

SACHER, Otto
Einsamkeit [Loneliness]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1979
2 minutes
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus
Varianten [Variants]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1979
Idea and script: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Werner Baensch
Music: Manfred Pieper
Animation: Evelyn Köhler
2 minutes 36 seconds
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus
Herr Daff Macht Eine Filmaufnahme [Mr Daff is Shooting a Film]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1980
Script: Klaus Georgi
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Ursula Grnberg
Music: Manfred Pieper
Animation: Evelyn Köhler, Renate Schunke, Peter Missbach, Klaus Büttner
4 minutes
No dialogue

AND

HAMACHER, Sieglinde
Die Rettung [The Rescue]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1980
Idea: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Helmut Krahnert
Music: Matthias Kleemann
Animation: Barbara Atanassow, Renate Schunke, Eberhard Platz
4 minutes 40 seconds
No dialogue

AND

RASCHE, Marion AND MISSBACH, Peter
Sieben Rechte für den Zuschauer [Seven Rights of a Viewer]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1980
Screenplay: Marion Rasche
Photography: Helmut Krahnert
Music: Manfred Pieper
1 minute 47 seconds
No dialogue

AND

MOSER, Hans AND ROSIÉ, Thomas
Hello

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1984
Producer: Sigrid Weidhaas
Idea: Hans-Eberhard Ernst
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
5 minutes 25 seconds
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus
Konsequenz [Consequence]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1986
Authors: Hedda Gehm, Klaus Georgi
Script: Klaus Georgi
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Werner Baensch
Music: Friedbert Wismann
Animation: Peter Missbach, Lutz Stützner, Ellen Herrmann, Stefan Kerda
2 minutes
No dialogue

AND

HAMACHER, Sieglinde
Die Lösung [The Solution]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1987
Photography: Brigitte Schönberner
Animation: Sieglinde Hamacher
3½ minutes
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus
Bauch und Seele [Belly and Soul]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1988
Idea
Screenplay: Ernst Schade, Rudolf Tohmas, Addy Kurth
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Helmut Krahnert
Animation: Barbara Atanassow, Ines Joksch, Rüdiger Scholz, Holger Havlicek
4 minutes 19 seconds
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus AND STÜTZNER, Lutz
Die Panne [The Breakdown]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1988
Idea: Klaus Georgi
Photography: Brigitte Schönberner
Animation: Holger Havlicek, Ines Joksch
3 minutes 17 seconds
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus
Der Kreis [The Full Circle]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1988
Script: Klaus Georgi
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Brigitte Schönberner, Steffen Nielitz
Music: Manfred Mammitzsch
Animation: Barbara Atanassow, Ralf Kukula
3 minutes
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus AND STÜTZNER, Lutz
Das Monument [The Monument]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1989
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Helmut Krahnert
Animation: Barbara Atanassow, Holger Havlicek
3 minutes 50 seconds
No dialogue

AND

GEORGI, Klaus AND STÜTZNER, Lutz
Sonntag [Sunday]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1989
Script: Klaus Georgi
Dramaturgy: Hedda Gehm
Photography: Steffen Nielitz
Music: B. Güttler
Animation: Rüdiger Scholz, M. Wolf
2½ minutes
No dialogue

AND

STÜTZNER, Lutz
Inselwitz [Island Joke]

DEFA Studio für Trickfilme, Dresden, 1990
Script: Lutz Stützner
Photography: Steffen Nielitz
Music: Eberhard Weise
Animation: Lutz Stützner
2 minutes 25 seconds
No dialogue

Total running time: 57 minutes
In German with English subtitles

DVD
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Features Biographies and Filmographies for the directors
'Made in East Germany', an essay by Ralf Schenk, text, in English
'About the German Institute for Animation Film (DIAF)', text, in English
Slide show: Behind the scenes at DIAF, by Rolf Hofmann and Martina Grosser, 2007
'To read more about East German animation'
Source First Run Features, Ice Storm International

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