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This fairytale feature is a metaphor for the transition from child to adult. A schoolgirl is obsessed by a harlequin puppet that she is given by a street musician. Her new friend can talk, plays jokes and has tele-kinetic powers. One night she has a nightmare that comes true.


Executive producer
Set geluid
Production company
Sigma Pictures Productions b.v.
Distributor NL

Title: De ontpopping
Year: 1982
Duration : 30 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 1999

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