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A happy little potter is approached by a huge hand which wants him to sculpt its statue. The potter refuses, wanting nothing more than to be left alone with his only friend, a potted plant.... See more »

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Directed by

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Jirí Trnka

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Jirí Trnka ... ()

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Václav Trojan

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Jirí Safár

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Hana Walachová

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Jan Adam ... animator
Bohuslav Srámek ... animator

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A happy little potter is approached by a huge hand which wants him to sculpt its statue. The potter refuses, wanting nothing more than to be left alone with his only friend, a potted plant. As the hand's request gives way to bribery, demands, and threats, the potter becomes more desperate to escape its clutch, leading to tragedy. Written by P. Silvestro

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Also Known As
  • The Hand (Europe, English title)
  • La main (France)
  • Die Hand (Germany)
  • Käsi (Finland)
  • Hånden (Denmark)
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  • 18 min
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Trivia * Award : Best Animated Film Award at the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (West Germany, 1966). See more »
Movie Connections Edited into International Festival of Animation (1977). See more »

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