Scene from the film Iron Hat

Iron Hat

  • Czech Republic
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This visually imaginative animated film pits an innocent chicken against a vicious killer, who wants his lost iron helmet back. The white chicken finds the helmet and in her innocence thinks that it would make a fine nest for her eggs. She dreams of her future family with little chicks, until the crafty killer suddenly appears. Assuming various disguises he tries to get the helmet back so he can return to fighting. The chicken, however, does not give in so easily. The film’s animators perfectly capture the image of an uncontrollable, wicked villain.

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  • Original Title
    Železný klobouk
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Josef Kábrt
  • Cinematography
    Ivan Masník
  • Editing
    Alois Fišárek
  • Music
    Jan Bedřich
  • Sound
    František Černý
  • Runtime
    10 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Distribution
      • Národní filmový archiv
      • Závišova 502/5
      • 14000 Praha 4
      • Czech Republic
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