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Spirit Away


Directed by Betina Kuntzsch
Germany, 2015
Animation, Short


The movie evolved from an interest in the biographies of psychiatric patients, whose creative works are represented in the Prinzhorn Collection. It utilizes 36 original 35mm animated film loops for Laterna Magica from the period around 1900 – i.e., drawn films dating from the artists’ lifetime.

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Spirit Away Directed by Betina Kuntzsch

Awards & Festivals

DOK Leipzig

2015 | Winner: Golden Dove (International Competition Animated Documentary)

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