Four women knit 55 socks from a picked-out bedspread. Stop-motion animation by Co Hoedeman, adapted from Maria Jacobs’ book, brings the hardships of World War II back to its essence.

Black-and-white animation film adapted from Maria Jacobs’ book 55 Sokken/A safe house: Holland 1940-1945 about a mother and daughter who offer two Jewish women a safe house in World War II. To kill the time, they pick out a bedspread and knit 55 socks. The mother tries in vain to sell the socks, until a farmer’s wife buys all 55 of them. After all, she loves to knit.
Sober stop-motion film by Co Hoedeman brings Maria Jacobs’ story about the hardships of World War II back to its essence.

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Director
Production Design
Sound editing
Sound Design
Production company
Coconino
MusiVision

Title: 55 Sokken
Year: 2011
Duration : 9 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2011

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