Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2014
Unreleased work by Zdeneˇk Miler, the "father" of the Mole

From 3 years old
Animation / 38 min / mute

Two films where the Mole comes to the rescue of her friend the little Mouse. When it comes to flying to his friend’s rescue, the Mole doesn’t hesitate to travel around the world, discovering new cultures on the way.

The Mole and The Little Mouse (Krtek a myška)
Zdeneˇk Miler / Czech Republic / 1997 / 9 min
Invited for afternoon tea at the Mouse’s house, the Mole and his friends get caught in the rain. Soon, the Mouse’s house is filled with water. Something has to be done !

The Mole and Medecine (Krtek a medecina)
Zdeneˇk Miler / Czechoslovakia / 1987 / 29 min
The Mouse is ill. The only remedy would be a good camomile tea. In order to cure his friend, the Mole travels around the world in search of the flower.

Zdeneˇk Miler

Born in Czechoslovakia in 1921, Zdeneˇk Miler enjoys painting as a child. From 1936 he studies at the College of Arts and Crafts and joins in 1942 the National Graphic School in Prague. He starts working for the animation studio Bat’a and gets specialized in animated films. After World War II, he starts working in the animation company Bratrˇi v Triku as an animator, then author and director. He have directed about 70 films. His most famous character is The Mole who comes up in 50 episods. His Cricket and Puppy are also well-known.


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