My Love (Moya Lybov)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 12, 19:00 and Saturday, June 14, 21:00 (SWEET)


Country of Origin: Russia
Year of Production: 2006
Duration: 27′
Category: Animation

Director: Alexander Petrov
Screenplay: Alexander Petrov, Michail Tumelya, Tatyana Pavlovich
Cinematographer: Sergey Reshetnokov
Editor: Anna Brunchugina
Music: Norman Roger, Denis Chartrand
Producer: Dmitry Yurkov, Konstantin Ernst, Keichi Miura, Takashi Yoshimura
Cast: Alexander Palamishev, Alexandra Zhivova, Evgenia Krukova, Sergey Garmash, Alexander Oleshko, Nina Ruslanova, Oleg Sherbenin, Julia Artyemova, Mikhail Lukashev, Gergy Malikov, Nikolay Makikov, Mikhail Georgiu, Ekaterina Afrikantova, Ekaterina Shankina, Nastya Dobrynina, Vanya Dobrynin, Ilya Sherbenin

Synopsis: The scene of action is laid in Moscow of 90th years of XIX century, with a sonorous spring and a summer downpour. The protagonist Anton is sixteen years old high-school student. The dreams of lofty feelings carry him away to another reality, but the daily life returns him to the routine actuality. Nevertheless, he looks for something the bright and pure in this life. Anton is full of romanticism and heroism and He is looking for his unique beloved, to whom he’ll give his first feelings.

Festivals & Awards: Los Angeles International Film Festival USA 2008 (Oscar Nomination For Best Animated Short), Teheran International Animation Festival Iran 2007 (Grand Prix), Russian Animation Festival Suzdal Russia 2007 (Grand Prix), Dresden International Festival for Animation and Short Film Germany 2007 (Grand Prix: Golden Horseman), „Message to Man“ Film Festival St. Petersburg Russia 2007 (Grand Prix), Golden Knight International Film Festival Russia 2007 (Best Animation), Melbourne International Animation Festival Australia 2007 (Best Film, Audience Award), Hiroshima International Animation Festival Japan 2006 (Jury Award, Audience Award), 49th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film Germany 2006 (FIPRESCI Jury Prize), Balkanima International Animated Film Festival Belgrade Serbia 2006 (Diploma in category more then 10 min), 29th International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand France 2007, Brussels Cartoon & Animated Film Festival Belgium 2007, “Anima Mundi” Film Festival Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2007, “ESPINHO Cinanima“ International Animated Film Festival Portugal 2006

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