Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2017
by Zdeněk Miler

Age 3+
Total lenght of the programme : 40 min.
Animation / Czechoslovakia / 1978-1979 / 7 x 5 min / no dialogues.

Original Title : Cvrček
Production : Krátký Film, Studio Bratři v Triku
Distribution : Cinéma Public Films
Script : Josef Alois Novotný, Zdeněk Miler, Jirí Stránský
Photography : Emil Strakon
Editing : Gaia Vítková
Animation : Josef Hekrdla, Vera Maresová, Mirek Kacena
Music : Vadim Petrov

Armed with his favourite violin, the Cricket crosses the path of forest animals, and together they experience strange adventures. Seven tender and happy little stories by the famous Mole’s “father” !

Cvrček a housličky

The Cricket and his friends play with a ball when the ball lands on his violin, breaking it to pieces. What can he do ?

Cvrček a pavouk

The Cricket walks past a spider web, and pinches one of the threads as if it was a violin string before walking off. But the spider has other plans…

Cvrček a slepice

Invited by the ladybirds, the Cricket walks up a tree stump and throws a violin concert. Then comes a hen…

Cvrček a basa

The Cricket loses his little violin in a big cello. While climbing on the cello to look for his lost violin, he falls inside it !

Cvrček a stroj

The Cricket meets the hedgehog in his smoking, put-putting car, carrying off a huge pear. What a strange convoy !

Cvrček a pila

Two big green flies ravage the forest, eating everything on their path. The Cricket must do something !

Cvrček a bombardón

While the Cricket soothes the forest with his sweet melody, the little ones fall asleep. A beetle suddenly appears, blowing vigorously in his big tuba. What a racket !

Zdeněk Miler

Born in 1921 in Czechoslovakia, Miler joins the National Design School of Prague in 1936. He then studies at the city’s School of Decorative Arts and starts his career at the Bat’a studios in Zlín in 1942, where he specialises in animation film direction. After the Second World War, he joins the animation society Bratři v triku where he works as an animator, then as an author and finally as a director. He is the author of approximately seventy films, including around fifty featuring his most famous character : Little Mole (Krtek). The Cricket (Cvrček), the Puppy and The Velvet Caterpillar (Sametka) are also part of his bestiary. He dies in 2011.

Screenings :

25/01 - 9h : Choisy, Théâtre-Cinéma P. Éluard
25/01 - 9h15 : Orly, Centre Culturel
25/01 - 10h15 : Choisy, Théâtre-Cinéma P. Éluard
25/01 - 10h15 : Orly, Centre Culturel
1/02 - 15h45 : Saint-Maur, Le Lido
2/02 - 10h30 : Vincennes, Espace D. Sorano
3/02 - 9h30 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
3/02 - 10h45 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
5/02 - 11h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
6/02 - 15h30 : Saint-Maur, Le Lido

Contact :

Cinéma Public Films
Jérémy Bois
jeremy.cpf at orange.fr
+33 (0) 1 41 27 01 44