Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Vladimir Karabanov: Elephant - Слон (2010)
Directed by Vladimir Karabanov
Cast: Sergey Shnurov, Anastasiya Bagrova, Yury Tsurilo, Alexandr Adаbаshiyan,
Zarezin, a semi driver, is given the task of transporting an ill circus elephant to a veterinary facility to be put down. His willing though accidental fellow traveler is the circus-performing teen girl Bonnie. Zarezin makes a decision to save the elephant with Bonnie’s help. In his turn, Bodhi the elephant helps the characters understand what the most important thing in their lives is.
First prize, Cinema for children, Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Russia, 2011