An animated short by Animation Works, written and directed by Arjan Wilschut.
Animation by Pascal Vermeersch, Viktor Venema, Joost v/d Bosch, Erik Verkerk. Music by Dick Wilschut, David Wilschut. Camera & colour by Nico van Biljouw. Produced by il Luster Productions.
Synopsis: A rooster detective and a dame in despair try to solve the Case of the Missing Egg. When the tracks lead to the farm house, our heroes set out to save the egg from the farmer's cat and boiling water!
The film won 7 awards at international animation festivals, including Best Children's film in Kyoto, Moviesquad Junior Award at Holland Animation Film Festival, The 'Iron Herring' at the Leids Filmfestival and other prizes in Spain, Egypt, Bosnia and the USA. Hard Boiled Chicken also toured Dutch arthouse cinemas along with the documentary Our daily Bread, which was seen by over 10,000 visitors!