Russia, 2009, 4mn 
Black and white, animation
Ballada o tsiryulnike
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Баллада о цирюльнике


 The Ballad of a Barber

 Ballade du perruquier

Directed by : Yekaterina KOLOSOVSKAYA (Екатерина КОЛОСОВСКАЯ)
Writing credits : Yekaterina KOLOSOVSKAYA (Екатерина КОЛОСОВСКАЯ)
Based on Aubrey Beardsley's poem of the same title
Cinematography : Yekaterina KOLOSOVSKAYA (Екатерина КОЛОСОВСКАЯ)
Production design : Yekaterina KOLOSOVSKAYA (Екатерина КОЛОСОВСКАЯ)
Sound : Sergey KIRILOV (Сергей КИРИЛОВ)
Companies : VGIK

Plot synopsis
Based on the eponymous poem by the English artist and writer Aubrey Vincent Beardsley about an old barber, the pet of the royal family, and about his meeting with the King's daughter. The movie recreates the style and characters of Beardsley's famous illustrations to the English classics.

Selected in the following festivals :
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2011
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2010
- Great Cartoon Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2010
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal (Russia), 2010