Director: Vladimir Karabanov (Ukraine)
Vladimir Karabanov is a 2001 graduate of the Advanced Higher Scriptwriting and Directing Course. He has been awarded a Cultural Fund grant. From 1988 to 1999 he was studying at the Kiev State Music Conservatory with postgraduate studies at Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Zarezin, a semi driver, is given the task of transporting an ill circus elephant to a veterinary facility to be put down. His willing though accidental fellow traveler is the circus-performing teen girl Bonnie. Zarezin makes a decision to save the elephant with Bonnie’s help. In his turn, Bodhi the elephant helps the characters understand what the most important thing in their lives is.