A Short Film By Marat Narimanov


March 12 to 14 2022



In person @Halo Cafe 3024 Hurontario St, Mississauga ON L5B 4M4 

In person @Paradigms in Photography 2515 Hurontario St Unit 102, Mississauga ON L5A 4C8


An unusual friendship between a lonely old man and an helpless nestling is struck when the two are confronted by a group of rowdy school boys from the same neighbourhood. The short film is stylized as a film of the 60-th.

Duration: 6 minutes

Age: All Ages


Marat Narimanov was born in 1981 in Moscow, Russia. He graduated from school as a cameraman. For a dozen years worked in Moscow drama theatres. Marat now works as an illustrator/designer and animation film director. His previous film, Big Booom, premiered at Sitges and was a huge worldwide success, with screenings at more than 300 festivals including Zagreb animated FF, Palm Springs Shortfest, Flickerfest, Cleveland International film festival, Busan International Short film festival and many other, receiving 29 awards, the most important ones at Clermont- Ferrand, Curtocircuito and Interfilm Berlin. The film has been acquired by Canal+, HBO Eastern Europe, as well as a couple of other companies and had a limited release in several countries: Russia, Germany, and Spain. In Spain it participated in all-country projections via El Dia mes Curt.

Marat Narimanov

Written and Directed by: Marat Narimanov

Art by: Natalia Kharina

Music by: Vladimir Golouhov

Sound Design by: Viktoria Apalko

Animated by: Stas Speransky and Polina Karlova


Land Acknowledgement

Crane Creations Acknowledges The Land Which We Operate On Is Part Of The Treaty Lands And Territory Of The Michi Saagiig, Commonly Referred To As The Mississauga First Nations. We Acknowledge The Territory Of The Anishinabek, Wendat, Haudenosaunee, Ojibwe Peoples, As Well As All Caretakers Of This Land Acknowledged And Unacknowledged, Recorded And Unrecorded, And Past, Present, And Future.

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