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My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts (1999)

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A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts. Instead she gains access to the enemy's ... See full summary »

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A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts. Instead she gains access to the enemy's uniforms, and inspires her own brand of resistance fighters, the "Shirt Guerillas". Written by Signy

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Ma grand-mère repassait les chemises du roi  »

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Good short one
2 February 2001 | by (Bruges, Belgium) – See all my reviews

I'm no expert on short films (or other films for that matter), but I saw this by accident and rather enjoyed it too. The animation is rather simplistic, but the story seems to be aimed at a somewhat more adult audience. It's pretty funny and inventive and I can only say that you won't regret checkin' it out when you have the opportunity. But I guess that will have to be "by accident", just like when I did. 7/10


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