Dmitry GELLER
Дмитрий ГЕЛЛЕР
Dmitri GELLER
Russia, 2020, 13mn 
animation
The Mistress of copper's mountain
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Хозяйка медной горы

 

 La Maîtresse de la montagne de cuivre

 Khoziayka mednoy gory

 
Directed by : Dmitry GELLER (Дмитрий ГЕЛЛЕР)
Writing credits : Vladimir GELLER (Владимир ГЕЛЛЕР)
Cinematography : Dmitry GELLER (Дмитрий ГЕЛЛЕР)
Production design : Anna KARPOVA (Анна КАРПОВА)
Sound : Vadim KRUGLOV (Вадим КРУГЛОВ)
Produced by : Andrei KHRZHANOVSKY (Андрей ХРЖАНОВСКИЙ), Nikolay MAKOVSKY (Николай МАКОВСКИЙ)
Animation : Anna KARPOVA (Анна КАРПОВА), Svetlana ZIMINA (Светлана ЗИМИНА)
Production : School-studio 'SHAR'
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Best Animation film Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2021
First prize Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal (Russia), 2020
First prize, Animation Film Competition, Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2020
Best Animation film Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2020

Plot synopsis
In the Urals, the Mistress of the Copper Mountain manages the underground treasures. She’s the keeper of the secrets of the mining professions. But she doesn’t open them to everyone, because the comprehension of secrets may cost lives. Every god requires his sacrifices.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Суздальский фестиваль-2020: От молодых до мастеров, Mariya TERESHCHENKO, Kino-teatr.ru, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Animated Film Festival of Brussels : Anima, Brussels (Belgium), 2021
- Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Clermont Ferrand (France), 2021
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2021
- Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2020
- Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal (Russia), 2020
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2020
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2020

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