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12 Ratings



Directed by Georges Schwizgebel
Switzerland, 2015
Short, Animation


A father rides with his son through the forest. The sick child thinks he sees the Erlking, who both charms and frightens him. The film is based on Goethe’s poem Erlkönig and the music of Schubert and Liszt.

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Erlking Directed by Georges Schwizgebel

Awards & Festivals

DOK Leipzig

2015 | Winner: Golden Dove (International Competition Short Animated Film)

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