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The Emperor’s Nightingale

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:42pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

Ithaca Premiere! 

1948 > Czechoslovakia > Directed by Jiří Trnka
Trnka's adaptation of a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale - about a Chinese emperor ensorcelled by the song of a mechanical nightingale - is an enchanting animated jewel box awash in hallucinatory, storybook imagery. Screening with The Devil's Mill (1949, 20 mins). Neither film has dialogue. Recommended for ages 6+. More at
1 hr 12 min

THE PUPPET MASTER: THE FILMS OF JIŘÍ TRNKA - trailer from Comeback Company on Vimeo.


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Cornell Cinema, Cornell Institute for European Studies


cascal, film, movie, family friendly, tfdcin, Movies, pma, animation, Kids, parents



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