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Natalia Mirzoyan's ‘Five Minutes to Sea’ wins top IKAR prize

09.04.2019

The short animated film ‘Five Minutes to Sea’ by director Natalia Mirzoyan won the IKAR National Animation Award in its main category, ‘Best Film’. The awards ceremony took place at the Moscow International University on Russian Animation Day.

The awards were handed out by prominent cultural figures including the actors Aleksandr Filippenko, Valery Garkalin, and Leonid Barats; producer, screenwriter and comedic actor Semyon Slepakov; composer Maksim Dunayevsky; and Soyuzmultfilm studio director Boris Mashkovtsev.

The winning animated film was created at Petersburg Animation Studio in 2018. Its plot involves a mother asking her young daughter to take a break between swims in the sea. For the mother, it’s only five minutes, but for the girl, five minutes is a long time. She begins watching other beach-goers and notices that time passes differently for each of them.
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