The heroes of the film are three bear cubs from the cult painting by Ivan Shishkin “Morning in a Pine Forest”. Have lost their painter mom the three brothers Henry, Vincent and August happen to appear in Paris, in the city of every creator. All attempts to earn their living as artist fail. Their impressionistic “collies” won’t be acknowledged. Under cover as circus lions the bear cubs travel back to Russia to find the heritage of their mom.
2007/ 14th edition of the KROK International Animated Film Festival Kiev Ukraine 25.09.-5.10. – SPECIAL JURY PRIZE for THE FUNNIEST FILM
2006/ 14th International Film Festival IFF ART FILM Trencianske Teplice-Trencin Slovakia 23.06.-1.07.- The Jury of the International Federation of film Societies IFFS – SPECIAL MENTION; For The BEST ANIMATED AND EXPERIMENTAL FILM
2006/ 10th Seoul International Cartoon& Animation Festival SICAF Korea 24.-28.05. – AUDIENCE PRIZE
2005/ 48th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film Germany 3.-9.10. – INTERNATIONAL JURY-HONORARY MENTION, AUDIENCE PRIZE-mephisto 97,6