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Anna & Bella (1984)

Two sisters look back on their life together.

Director:

Børge Ring (as Borge Ring)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Tonny Huurdeman Tonny Huurdeman ... Adult voice (voice)
Annemieke Ring Annemieke Ring ... Child voice (voice)
Peter Ring Peter Ring ... Child voice (voice)
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Two sisters look back on their life together.

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

1984 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Анна i Белла See more »

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N.I.S. See more »
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Color
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An Oscar won for this film allegedly melted when director Børge Ring's house burned down in 2012. See more »

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References The Magical World of Disney (1954) See more »

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the Dutch make some of the best movies
26 January 2016 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Børge Ring's Oscar-winning "Anna & Bella" focuses on a pair of sisters looking back on their lives. This cartoon affirms that the Netherlands make some of the best movies. "Soldier of Orange", "The Assault" and "Antonia's Line" are but a few. Of their cartoons, I've only seen this one and the animated feature "The Dragon Who Wasn't (or Was He?)". I should note that "Anna & Bella" is not for little children. There are some intense scenes. But that doesn't subtract from the movie's quality. Quite the opposite, it reminds us that animation is simply another kind of filmmaking, and it doesn't have to be for children. In my opinion, these short cartoons are more interesting than the features voiced by the celebrities of the moment.

Anyway, good little cartoon.


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