The Little Soul

Partner: The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz

A dead body became stuck by a river bank. Its decaying insides still hide a human soul - a miniature of the deceased. Rotting organs and a tiny creature gets out. Standing on the river bank, it says goodbye to the corpse and sets off on a journey.


Duration: 9 min.

Country: Poland

Language: No Dialogue

Year: 2019

Genre: Animation

Topic: Death

Cast & Crew

Director: Barbara Rupik

Production company: The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz

Writer: Barbara Rupik

Cinematographer: Barbara Rupik

Editor: Barbara Rupik

Actors: none

Distributor Company: Indeks Studio

Festivals & Awards


Sarajevo Film Festival

Warsaw Film Festival

Festival de Cannes - Cinefondation

Krakow Film Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival

Mexico International Film Festival

Poitiers film festival

CineMAiubit International Student Film Festival

Vilnius International Film Festival

Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition

Bucheon International Animation Festival

Film Art Critics Festival Camera Action

Stoptrik Film Festival


Fête de L’Anim

International Animated Film Festival CINANIMA

Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival

ANIMASIVO - Festival de Animación Contemporánea de la Ciudad de México

Sommets du Cinéma d’Animation

Animateka International Animated Film Festival

IFF Tofifest

Anilogue International Animation

New Horizons Festival

ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival


Slamdance Film Festival

Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Premiers Plans Film Festival

SHORTZ Festival

Filmfort Festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival

Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen

Akbank Short Film Festival

Tricky Women/Tricky Reality International Animation Film Festival

Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival

World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

La Guarimba International Film Festival

ShorTS International Film Festival

OFF - Odense International Film Festival

Tabor Film Festival

International Animation Festival in Japan - HIROSHIMA

L’étrange Festival

Short Waves Festival

Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival

International Animation Festival Fest Anča

Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist

Leiden Shorts

Festival Stop Motion Montréal


Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival

Phenomena Festival

Filmfest Dresden

Polish Film Festival in America



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