Henry the Great - Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Henry the Great

After returning to his homeland, Baltaine’s bacon pie Henry The Great reveals that his homeland has been taken over by Oriental pies under the terrible leadership of Tsar Aivens, and there is nothing left but to start fighting for the liberation of the homeland.

Janis Cimmermanis (born 1950 in Riga, Latvia) graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music, and Cinematography in 1980 and started working at the Latvian Puppet Theater as a director for puppet plays for children. Since 1983, he has been working at Latvian puppet film studios as a film animator and director. In 1993 he became one of the main film directors for stop-motion puppet animation films in Latvia when the puppet film studio became an independent private company called Film Studio Animācijas Brigāde Ltd.