About the film
The Strange History of the Citizens of Shilda
Release Date: December 08, 1961
|Production Companies||:||DEFA-Studio für Trickfilme|
The first animated feature film made in East Germany. The people of Shilda were once welcome at the courts of princes all over the world, but back at the Shilda castle work remained and had to be carried out by the women of the town. The women grew tired of this and called their men back. After many foolish decisions, the townspeople were victims of their own devices, and eventually set fire to their own city. The fire destroyed everything, and the citizens of Shilda fled out into the world.