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The true story of a rooster that was arrested and put on trial for allegedly laying an egg.

'The Cockerels Egg' tells the true story of a bizarre animal trial that took place in 1474. In the town of Basle, on the Swiss, French and German border a rooster was arrested and put on trial for laying an egg. The bird was charged with witchcraft for this unnatural act. Both the rooster and its egg were found guilty and sentenced to burn at the stake. 'The Cockerels Egg' is a very short animated film that takes a humorous look at the event and some of the superstitions that encouraged this extreme response.
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Film Credits

Directors: Peter W. Allen

Producers: Peter W. Allen

Editing: Peter W. Allen

Sound: Kevin Kerr, Peter W. Allen

Awards

Judges Commendation Melbourne International Animation Festival, Animations at Art Basel

Details

UK Classification: None

Subtitles: No

Voiceover: Yes

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Length: 1 min

Colour: Yes

Website: http://www.fonetikfilms.com/egg

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The Cockerel’s Egg Screening:

  • Tue24May

    at Roxy Bar and Screen

    24 May 2011 6:30 pm

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