My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts
This animated film comes from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Torill Kove (The Danish Poet
). It's a tall tale about her grandmother's life in Oslo, Norway, during World War II. Sharp and whimsical, her story combines her grandmother's tales with historical events and fantasy, showing how a cherished anecdote can come to acquire a mythical status. King Harald of Norway said, "I love the irony
of this short."