On his sixth birthday Robert receives three beautiful broken old birds in his mother's sitting room. A memory of an afternoon with tea and cake, lacy pink slips and a tale of an emperor with no skin.

  • United Kingdom
  • 2010, 10 min
  • Director: Karni Arieli, Saul Freed
  • Director of photography: Ben Moulden
  • Editor: Kate Owen
  • Screenplay: Karni Arieli, Saul Freed
  • Cast: Patrick Gibbs, Natasha Alderslade, Maureen Wild, Audrey Holt, Carol Kirkland
  • Art Director: Benjamin J. Ansell
  • Producer: Kat Armour-Brown

18.1. 21:00 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall
20.1. 15:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
21.1. 19:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Karni Arieli, Saul Freed

Karni Arieli, Saul Freed

Karni Arieli graduated in fine arts and photography from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Saul Freed studied fine arts and music, and taught himself computer animation. They have been working together since 2005, producing over thirty music videos, commercials and short films. In 2010, they made the short film Turning which was screened at more than 20 festivals all around the world and nominated for a BAFTA Award. Their film Flytopia (2012) was based on a short story by Will Self and featured original score by Adrian Utley of Portishead. Karni and Saul were selected for the 2013 Berlinale Talent Campus.