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My Grandfather was a cherry tree

Olga POLIEKTOVA / Tatiana POLIEKTOVA

Animated short film [Russia]

Based on a book by Italian writer Angela NANETTI, this hand-drawn animation is set in Southern Italy, and tells the story of a man and his five-year-old grandson, Tonino. The grandfather could hear trees breathing, and believed that one couldn’t die if still loved by someone. Before passing away, the grandfather tells the boy that his soul will stay forever in a cherry tree near the house in the village.
(12 min. 30 sec.)

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Directors, animators Olga and Tatiana Poliektova
Scriptwriters Tatiana and Olga Poliektova with participation of Konstantin Fedorov, Composer Nicola Lerra,
Sound director Vladimir Sukharev, Producer Pavel Smirnov

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Tatiana POLIEKTOVA

Russia

Twin sisters from St. Petersburg, who work together as a filmdirecting duo.

( 2016 )

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