Валерий УГАРОВ
USSR, 1981, 20mn 
Colour, animation
Khalif-Aist | Caliph Stork
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 Le Calife-cigogne


Directed by : Valery UGAROV (Валерий УГАРОВ)
Writing credits : Anatoli_2 PETROV (Анатолий_2 ПЕТРОВ)
Cinematography : Mikhail DRUYAN (Михаил ДРУЯН)
Production design : G. ZOUYKOVA (Г. ЗУЙКОВА), Vladimir ZUYKOV (Владимир ЗУЙКОВ)
Music : Vyacheslav ARTEMOV (Вячеслав АРТЕМОВ)
Production : Soyuzmultfilm

Plot synopsis
Young Caliph is bored and wishes to turn into a stork. A magic powder gives him an ability to become any bird or insect or any other animal. But as an animal he must not laugh, otherwise he will forget the magic word which allows him to transform. Yet, once, being a stork, he breaks the rule. He has to find the evil sorcerer, the master of the powder, to become human again. During his search he meets a girl the old man turned into a salamander...

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools, “Kinoproba”, Yekaterinburg (Russia), 2012
- International Film Festival : Pacific Meridians, Vladivostok (Russia), 2011

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