Pishto uyeszhayet (Pishto Goes Away)

Sonya Kendel (2012)

“I’m a perfectionist and that’s a very dangerous quality to have in animation.”

Sonya Kendel

Sick and tired of everything in his life, Pishto decides to leave everything behind. One autumn Pishto had had enough of it and decided to leave his home village for good. Film was shot with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation.

Film was the participant of 38 international festivals, including:
London international animation festival LIAF (Great Britain, 2013)
New York International Children’s Film Festival (USA, 2013)
Hiroshima International Animation Festival (Japan, 2012)
International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film DOK Leipzig (Germany, 2012)
Zlin Film Festival (Czech Republic, 2012)

Awards
Prize «The Best Animation Film», Suzdal Animation Film Festival (Russia, 2012)
1st Prize «The Best Animation Film», Festival of Students and Debut Films «St. Anna» (Russia, 2012)

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