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    Directed by Anton Dyakov
    Russia | 15 minutes |

A chance encounter brings together Olya, a willowy ballerina, and Evgeny, a burly pugilist. A fledgling romance emerges as the two face up to their respective hardships at the barre and in the ring.

In competition for Best Animated Short.

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Director: Anton Dyakov
Producers: Aleksandr Boyarskiy, Sergey Selyanov
Screenwriter: Anton Dyakov
Cinematographers: Anton Dyakov | Animator: Anton Dyakov
Editor: Anton Dyakov
Music: Oleg Kostrov
Original Language Title: БоксБалет
Country: Russia
Language: No Dialogue
Year: 2020
Running Time: 15 minutes
Awards: Regular Shorts Winner, Spark Animation; Special Prize for Shock Drama, Open Russian Animated Film Festival; Special Prize of the Direction, Big Cartoon Festival Moscow; Best Animation, In the Palace International Short Film Festival; Jury’s Choice Award, The Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival
Primary Company: Melnitsa Animation Studio
Contact Email: office@melnitsa.com

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