Eyes Closed

“Sleep, close your eyes – and... be dead.” We don’t normally talk about death with children, but they know that everyone has to die – even their parents, and themselves too.

What perceptions do children have about death and how do these perceptions change over time?

Animated Documentary | DCP | color | 6 min | 16:9 | Dolby Digital | German with English subtitles | Germany 2012


art, direction and animation Anna Samo

creative producer Milena Thomsen
music Milan Jurij Viebeg, Ruben Fischer
sound Christoph de la Chevallerie
foley Peter Roigk
producer Milena Thomsen, Thomas Bergmann

produced by Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen „Konrad Wolf“, Potsdam-Babelsberg und TIGER UNTERWEGS FILMPRODUKTION