All Her Dying Lovers

film type animated film, documentary film Production Country Germany, Czech Republic production year 2020 runtime 5'33 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Tschechisch Subtitles Englisch

ALL HER DYING LOVERS is based on a tale that started out as a rumour from World-War-II Czechoslovakia and ended up in the international tabloids in 2014. The story involves a nurse, Nazis, seduction and syphilis, but no one can agree on what really happened.

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director Anna Benner, Eluned Zoe Aiano Animation Anna Benner Produktion / Production Anna Benner, Linda Dedkova, Martin Hulovec Besetzung / Cast Lioba Grunow Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Raphael Tschernuth Tongestaltung / Sound Design Michal Krajczok
2020 Kraków Film Festival, Poland
2020 interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
2020 Internationales Filmfest Braunschweig, Germany
2020 CINANIMA Espinho International Animated Film Festival, Portugal
2020 LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine
2020 ANIM'EST International Animation Festival, Bucharest, Romania
2020 Animateka - International Animation Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2020 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Toronto, Canada
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Anna Benner

Anna Benner is an artist working in animation, drawing, and installation. Her work deals with psychology and emotions, often using hand-drawn rotoscope animation. Her animated shorts have screened globally and won prizes at international film festivals such as Annecy, Encounters and Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

2011 The Squirrel and the Penguin
2013 Tis the Season
2013 Through the Hawthorn
2019 Cernobila
2020 All her Dying Lovers
2022 Im Auge der Betrachterin
2023 chicken

Eluned Zoe Aiano

Eluned Zoe Aiano is a filmmaker, editor and translator with a background in Visual Anthropology whose work is generally centred on Central/Eastern Europe. She is currently working on her first feature documentary in Serbia. She also writes about film and is a regular contributor to the East European Film Bulletin.

2014 Almut
2018 I Have a Song to Sing You
2019 Cernobila
2020 All Her Dying Lovers