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The Gruff-voiced Tree

The Gruff-voiced Tree

A Short film by Anaïs Sorrentino

Produced by Les Films du Nord

Production year : 2017


    A little mouse tries to take shelter inside the trunk of an old tree, when it suddenly scolds her in a gruff, menacing voice. The mouse runs away and meets a squirrel, who disbelievingly scampers up to the tree but soon beats a hasty retreat. A rabbit then a chaffinch receive the same treatment, when finally a tortoise comes along who does not let herself be taken in.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Nord

    Foreign production company :

    La Boîte... Productions


    An educational tale for toddlers, The Gruff-voiced Tree is a variation on a light-hearted African story.

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Arnaud Demuynck

    Foreign Producer :

    Arnaud Demuynck

    Director of photography :

    Anaïs Sorrentino

    Editor :

    Anaïs Sorrentino

    Sound Mixer :

    Nils Fauth

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Sub-genre :

    2D animation

    Themes :

    Fauna, Nature, Fear

    Production language :


    Coproducer countries :

    France (100.0%), Belgium

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Belgium)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    6 min 14 seconds

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :