Letter to a Pig

Israel, France/2022
Tal Kantor


A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life. A young schoolgirl hears his testimony in class and sinks into a twisted dream where she confronts questions of identity, collective trauma, and the extremes of human nature.

Режија / Director:
Tal Kantor

Сценарио / Screenplay:
Tal Kantor

Директор фотографије / Director of Photography:
Arbel Rom

Монтажа / Film Editing:
Efrat Berger

Анимација / Animation:
Meton Joffily, Anne Kraehn, Tal Kantor

Позадине / Backgrounds:
Dafi Ben-Ami, Tal Kantor

Улоге / Cast:
Moriyah Meerson, Alex Peleg, Ayelet Margalit, Indra Maharik

Глас / Voice:
Alex Peleg

Трајање / Duration:

Tal Kantor
Director's Biography
Tal Kantor

Tal Kantor [b. 1988] is an award-winning animation filmmaker & visual artist. Graduated with honors from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, where she currently lectures at the Screen-Based Arts Department. In her works, Tal deals with the subject of memory and uses a unique technique she has developed, which combines drawing, photography, video, painting, and animation. Her short animated film In Other Words won 17 awards and was officially selected in more than 100 festivals worldwide. Animation Director of the documentary feature film Advocate (Emmy Award winner 2021, Oscar shortlist 2020). Letter to a Pig, which won the “Excellence Award” at the Japan Media Arts Festival and The Best 1st Film Award at Animafest Zagreb (2022), is her debut film.