Khelom's Customs (Хеломские обычаи, 2005) by Irina Litmanovich

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Khelom's Customs
Хеломские обычаи
Helomskiye obychai (ru)
Las costumbres de Helom (es)
Helomi tavad (et)

Year 2005
Director(s) Litmanovich Irina
Studio(s) SHAR School-Studio
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Comedy
Folklore & myth (Rus./USSR minorities)
Literature (Rus./USSR minorities)
Animation Type(s)  Cutout
Length 00:04:45
Wordiness 4.98 profile Ru, En
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A Jewish town has a mouse problem. Based on a poem by Ovsey Driz.

Irina Litmanovich's 2nd animated film, her diploma work at the SHAR School-Studio in the workshop of Fyodor Hitruk and Aleksey Demin.

There is also a version with hardcoded English subtitles, here. It's the same translation as the one on this site.

Third Prize for Animation at the XIII St. Anna Festival of Debut and Student Films (Moscow, 2006).
Silver Warsaw Phoenix at the III Jewish Motifs Festival (Warsaw, 2006).
Diploma "For humor and absurdity" at the International film festival KROK-2006 (Russia).
1st prize – Premio Simona Gesmundo Corti d’Animazione 2007 – "For the excellent use of the technique of cut-out animation, for the gentleness and irony used to handle the themes of memory and roots" (Cetraro, Italy)



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