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The tale of the boy who tricked the Devil - Iseult Gillespie

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In a small town, a proud mother showed off her newborn son. Upon noticing his lucky birthmark, townsfolk predicted he would marry a princess. But soon, these rumors reached the wicked king. Enraged, the king stole the child away, and sent him hurtling down the river. But the infant’s luck proved greater than the king’s plan. Iseult Gillespie tells the tale of the boy’s journey to meet the Devil.

After visiting the devil's grandmother, the youth discovered that the village well was dry because

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Lucija Bužančić
  • Narrator Adrian Dannatt
  • Storyboard Artist Lucija Bužančić
  • Animator Lucija Bužančić
  • Art Director Lucija Bužančić
  • Composer Adam Alexander, Gavin Dodds
  • Sound Designer Adam Alexander, Gavin Dodds
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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