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Cinema LIAF: British Programmе

LIAF (London International Animation Festival) has a ten-year history and is among the biggest animation festivals.

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Films, which have been chosen for the festival, reflect all main animation trends. This proves that LIAF is a platform for experiments in different genres and techniques. And at the same time the program contains the films that have never been screened in Russia.

IN THE AIR CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Felix Massie

Christopher Gray has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire. Meanwhile, Barry Flint has just bought his son a five-foot python from the pet store.

LAY BARE

Paul Bush

It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearance,’ wrote Oscar Wilde. Over 500 people of different ages and nationalities modelled for this sample book of the human body. The result is erotic, funny, beautiful and vulnerable.

AEOLIAN

Tom Shrapnel, Cameron Lowe

The life cycle of a creature as it explores the natural world around it. As it grows bigger, so too does its understanding of nature and life’s inevitable conclusion.

MONTENEGRO

Luiz Stockler

All together now — “Zinedine Zidane, why did you head-butt that man?”

IMPERIAL PROVISOR FROMBALD

Elizabeth Hobbs

The true story of Imperial Provisor Frombald, an administration official from Belgrade, who unwittingly became the author of the first documented testimony of the exhumation of suspected vampire, Peter Plogojowitz in 1725.

DEWBERRY EMPIRE

Christian Schlaeffer

An eight year-old girl and six year-old boy amble through a strange and still summer afternoon in a world which seems to exist only for them.

SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES

Yousif Al-Khalifa

Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.

JAMMED

M-I-E, Yibi Hu

The story of a bold, heroic, Viewmaster robot, venturing into an unknown world to save an unknown soul.

MOON RIVER

Sue Magoo

Voyage to the end of your imagination at this chic, modern and secure facility where anything can happen!

DON'T FEAR DEATH

Louis Hudson

Featuring the dulcet tones of Rik Mayall, this fast-paced comedy argues the joys of being dead, aided by a montage of corpses and a dance-crazed Grim Reaper.

ON LOOP

Christine Hooper

Four in the morning, crapped out, yawning

SHIRLEY'S TEMPLE

Daniela Sherer

The boundaries between childhood and adulthood become blurry for a kid at his mother’s cocktail party. Characters, symbols and abstractions interchange to examine the relationships between children and adults, escapism and sexuality.

HUM

Emily Howells, Anne Wilkins

It’s another endless, sleepless night. Bedtime rhythms and routines mark the hundreds of hours that drift past in a twilight haze. You’re caught in a monotonous cycle, until suddenly something heavy and strange approaches. It weighs you down. You need to find a way out.

THE MAN WHO MISSTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT

Ross Hogg

Using only charcoal and three sheets of A1 paper, this film visualises one of Oliver Sacks’ seminal works, describing a unique neurological oddity.

Genre: short
Country: Great Britain
Year: 2013
Language: English
Translation: Russian subtitles
Runtime: 1h 20min

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