25/5 — 1/6/2022
62nd International Film Festival
for Children and Youth

About film


Section: International competition of animated short films for children

Si Lunchai (2014) 10

Germany, Singapore | 2014 | 8 min.

The poor yet smart trickster Si Lunchai triumphs over the cruel king. An adaptation of an Indonesian legend inspired by the style of the Southeast Asian shadow puppet play Wayang Kulit.

CountryGermany, Singapore
Duration8 min
SubtitleSimultanneous translation into
Directed by Hannes Rall
Screenplay Daniel Keith Jernigan
Director of Photography Hannes Rall
Music Jeremy Goh
Edited by Hannes Rall and Lim Wei Ren Darren
Contact Hannes Rall


Hannes Rall is a versatile German animated filmmaker and illustrator. He is currently teaching at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In the course of his artistic productions he's primarily focused on adaptions of stories from classic literature and the transformation of traditional Asian artistic forms into animation. From his works we'll name the films The Raven (Der Rabe, 2000), The Erl King (Erlkönig, 2003) and The Cold Heart (Das kalte Herz, 2013).This film is a part of the set Competitive animations 8.

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