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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2010 - 18.31 July

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Category: Edition 2010


Melvin is a very old turtle. One day he meets the mayfly Pucko. Melvin feels superior to Pucko in every way. The last thing a turtle needs is a puny little insect for a ”friend”.



Melvin è una vecchia tartaruga. Un giorno incontra l’efemera Pucko. Melvin si sente decisamente superiore a Pucko. L’ultima cosa di cui una tartaruga ha bisogno è avere un gracile piccolo insetto per “amico”.


Original Title MELVIN
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 9' 10''
Production Year 2009
Nationality Sweden
Directed by Magnus Holmgren
Screenplay Magnus Holmgren
Script Magnus Holmgren
Editor Magnus Holmgren
Sound Aleksander Karshikoff
Music Josef Tuulse
Original Voices Björn Gustafson (Melvin)
Liv Mjönes (Pucko)
Produced by Anette Brantin, Andreas Emanuelsson

melvin regMagnus Holmgren
Born in 1980 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Magnus Holmgren graduated from the Swedish national film school Dramatiska institutet in 2006. He comes from a background in animation and VFX and his short films have been shown and awarded at festivals around the world. Among his shorts LÄGG M FÖR MORD (TILE M FOR MURDER, 2008); INNAN DU SLÅR I MARKEN (BEFORE YOU HIT THE GROUND, 2006), MENINGEN MED ALLTIHOPA (WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT, 2005).


Magnus Holmgren
È nato nel 1980 a Sundsvall, in Svezia, e si è laureato alla scuola nazionale di cinema svedese, il Dramatiska Institutet, nel 2006. Formatosi nel campo dell’animazione e degli effetti speciali visuali, i suoi cortometraggi sono stati presentati e premiati in diversi festival internazionali. MENINGEN MED ALLTIHOPA (WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT, 2005), INNAN DU SLÅR I MARKEN (BEFORE YOU HIT THE GROUND, 2006), LÄGG M FÖR MORD (TILE M FOR MURDER, 2008) sono alcuni dei corti da lui firmati.


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