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Directed by Will Ashurst
Norway | 2020 animation | Norwegian / English

Young city cow Klara is excited to spend her first Christmas on her father’s farm but is disappointed that he is not the type to celebrate holidays. When her father is unexpectedly called away to help a neighbour who is snowed in, Klara sees it as an opportunity to bring some Christmas feel to Cattle Hill with the help of a cheeky elf who lives on the farm. Klara finds out that what is really important about Christmas is being together.


Director: Will Ashurst
Screenplay: Ole Christian Solbakken

Music: Gaute Storaas
Film Editing: Simen Malmø
Art Department: Erik Storstein

Cast: Marit Andreassen, Sigrid Bonde Tusvik, Mats Eldøen, Henriette Faye-Schjøll, Charlotte Frogner

Producers: Qvisten Animation – Heidi Palm Sandberg, Ove Heiborg

  • Will Ashurst
    Will Ashurst

Festivals & Awards

  • SCHLINGEL – International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience
  • Nordic Film Days Lübeck

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Will Ashurst

Will Ashurst started as a traditional animator and story artist, and created and wrote his own series King Arthur’s Disasters in the UK, which earned him a BAFTA nomination. He has contributed to many children’s film productions such as the first Two Buddies and a Badger film, and as director he also helped reimagine the Elias universe for an international audience in Elias’ New Adventures. He made his debut as a feature director on the award winning Anchors Up, also from the Elias universe.