Konstantin SHCHEKIN
Константин ЩЕКИН
Konstantin CHTCHEKINE
Russia, 2020, 88mn 
animation
Ginger's Tale
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Огонек-огниво

 

 Ginger's Tale

 Ogoniok-ognivo

 
Directed by : Konstantin SHCHEKIN (Константин ЩЕКИН)
Writing credits : Tatyana ILYNA (Татьяна ИЛЬИНА), Yekaterina MIKHAILOVA (Екатерина МИХАЙЛОВА), Konstantin SHCHEKIN (Константин ЩЕКИН)
 
Cast
Irina_2 YAKOVLEVA (Ирина_2 ЯКОВЛЕВА) ...The Queen
Natalia TERESHKOVA (Наталья ТЕРЕШКОВА) ...Ginger
Pyotr KOVRIZHNYH (Пётр КОВРИЖНЫХ) ...Potter
 
Production design : Vasili KRASNIKOV (Василий КРАСНИКОВ)
Music : Artur BAIDO (Артур БАЙДО)
Produced by : Yuri RYAZANOV (Юрий РЯЗАНОВ), Konstantin SHCHEKIN (Константин ЩЕКИН)
Animation : Yekaterina MIKHAILOVA (Екатерина МИХАЙЛОВА)
Production : Кинокомпания ВВЕРХ / VVERH ANIMATION STUDIO
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Potter, a kind and poor guy, finds a magical artifact called the Stone Of Fire, that makes him rich and mean. The evil Queen decides to kill him, so she can take the Stone Of Fire. Only a girl called Ginger can save Potter with her devotion.
https://www.annecy.org/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Ginger's Tale [de Konstantin CHTCHEKINE], lebleudumiroir.fr, 2020
GINGER’S TALE, Un film de Konstantin Shchekin, Guillaume GAS, abusdecine.com, 2020
Festival d’Annecy 2020 : Jour 2, The Nose, Ginger’s Tale, des courts et un sympathique 'Jungle Beat', Olivier BACHELARD, abusdecine.com, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal (Russia), 2021
- Annecy International Animation Festival, Annecy (France), 2020