Among the Black Waves (Среди чёрных волн, 2016) by Anna Budanova

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Among the Black Waves
Среди чёрных волн
Sredi chyornykh voln (ru)
Сред черните вълни (bg)
Keset musti laineid (et)

Year 2016
Director(s) Budanova Anna
Studio(s) Ural-Cinema
Language(s) (wordless)
Genre(s) Folklore & myth (Rus./USSR minorities)
NSFW / 18+
Animation Type(s)  Digital 2D
Length 00:11:10 profile Ru, En
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An ancient northern legend tells that the souls of drowned people turn into sea animals. A hunter steals the skin of a seal girl, and she cannot turn back into an animal. She becomes his wife, but more and more often looks at the sea with longing.

Hiroshima Prize - International Animation Festival Hiroshima 2016
International Animation Film Festival Fantoche 2016- Best Visual Award
Animatou Genève 2016 - Mentions spéciales du jury
TOFUZI 2016 - Gran Prix
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016 - Grand Prix
Cinanima 2016 - Grand Prix
Bilbao- Zinebi 58 - SILVER MIKELDI ANIMATION Award, Spain
Monstra Lisbon Animated Film Festival 2017- Special Jury Prize, Portugal
Tricky Women - Special Jury Prize, Vienna
Suzdal Festival 2017 - Grand Prix, Russia
Grand Prix Anima 2017 Brussel
Special Prize of Japan Media Arts Festival 2017
Emile Awards nomination on the Best European Short Animation film 2018



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