The Little Matchgirl (2006)





The Little Matchgirl (2006)

A poor young girl has a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames.

An animated short based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a poor young girl with a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames filled with images of loving relatives, bountiful food, and a place to call home.

The Little Matchgirl is a 2006 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Feature Animation Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney Feature Animation-Paris, France and released by Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Roger Allers and produced by Don Hahn. It is based on an original story by Hans Christian Andersen entitled The Little Girl with the Matches or The Little Match Girl, published in 1846.

Nominated for Academy Awards (Oscars) in Best Short Film (Animated). 

Director: Roger Allers

Music Director: Alexander Borodin

Adapted from: The Little Match Girl

Story by: Hans Christian Andersen, Roger Allers, Ed Gombert, Kevin Harkey, Ralph Zondag, Mark Walton

Screenplay: Roger Allers, Ed Gombert, Kevin Harkey, Ralph Zondag, Mark Walton





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