Being "a film dedicated to all the buttons lost in metro" (by the Director Ms. Zhuravleva), this comedy features performances by all kinds of magnificent buttons: round ones, square ones, wooden ones, plastic ones and colorful ones. Starting with the rush howr scene (the trains are zips...), the love story of sad parting and happy re-encounter of two buttons unfolds.
Anastasia Zhuravleva was born in Obninskin, Russia. She studied history and philology in the University, then she worked as an artist and a journalist. Her diploma film, "Caution, the Doors Are opening!" in the workshop of Fedor Khitruk at the Shar School Studio.
『Caution, the Doors Are opening!』(2005年)
Screening / Award history:
XI Open Russian Festival of Animation Films/Prize for Best Debut Film, Suzadal (2006) Critics Award, Moscow (2006) XIII St.Anna Festival of Debut and Student Films/First Prize for Animation, Moscow (2006) III International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision/Third Prize, St.Petersburg (2006) XIII International Animated Film festival KROK/Audienve Award (2006) IV Film festival Moscow Premiere/Audience Award, Moscow (2006) III Internationatl Festival of Young Filmmakers/Main Prize of Animation Film Category, Miskole, Hungary (2006) Screened HIROSHIMA Animation Film Festival, Japan (2006)