Fives Minutes to Sea

26 OCT / 14:00 / Sal 3
27 OCT / 11:30 / Sal 1

The mother issues her decree: before you get back in the water, you have to take a break and sit quietly for five minutes. For the little girl, these five minutes are an ocean of boredom that stretches on forever and ever. She starts to watch the other bathers and how they spend their five minutes.

  • Directed by: Natalia Mirzoyan
  • Country: Russia, 2018
  • Time: 7m
  • Type: 2D animation
  • Production: Ilia Popov, Anatoliy Prokhorov, Nadezhda Kuznetsova
  • Animation: Natalia Mirzoyan, Ksenia Ustyuzhaninova, Anna Abashina
  • Company: Petersburg Animation Studio

Natalia Mirzoyan (b. 1982) graduated from the Arts school named after H. Danielyan and the Department of Philosophy in Yerevan State University. She attended the faculty of easel graphics at the Saint Petersburg Institute of Decorative-Applied Arts. She has been working as an animator and director at Petersburg Animation Studio since 2014. Her films My Childhood Mystery Tree and Chinti participated in many festivals and received prizes all over the world.

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