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World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature edition 5 to 10 June 2017
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature edition 5 to 10 June 2017
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Kukuschka / Kukuschka


Dina Velikovskaya

Russia / 2016 / 8' 45''



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Tuesday, 06. 06.,
Kinoteka, 11:30 h
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Friday, 09. 06.,
Kinoteka, 09:30 h


Synopsis


Kukuschka is a bird who follows the Sun. It seems to her as if she could already touch it, but the Sun is still far away. Suddenly she is not alone anymore, but for two it's even more difficult to keep going so fast. She will reach the Sun, maybe tomorrow, maybe the day after.

Dina Velikovskaya


Dina Velikovskaya (Moscow, 1984) is an animation filmmaker. After graduating in animation from the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) in 2011, she continued her studies at the High Animation School-Studio SHAR (Moscow). During that time, she made two films that brought her international recognition: My Strange Grandfather (2011) and About a Mother (2015). Her film Kukuschka (2016) has been screened worldwide, receiving many awards and nominations. In 2018, she became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 

Director

Dina Velikovskaya


Production

Pchela animation studio


Screenplay

Dina Velikovskaya


Sound

Artem Fadeev


Music

Artem Fadeev


Animation

Eugenia Zhirkova


categories

Films for Children Competition 4 (age: 14+)