Director: Alexey DeminAlexey Demin was born in Moscow, in 1956. He worked as an artist, designer, and illustrator of children’s books. In 1992, he graduated from the School of Screen Writers and Film Directors, and worked with the animation studios in Annecy, France. Since 2004, he has been teaching at the Shar Teaching Studios. He is the member of Nike Cinema Academy, and the Russian Union of Filmmakers. Selected filmography: - Cranks. The 5th Leg (1992) - Welcome to the 21st Century. The Day Six (1994) - A Park Amusement (1995) - Father (1998) - Optimus Mundus 41. Kings (1998) - Cats in the Rain (2001) - A Quiet Story (2003)
Based on stories by Yuri Koval. A tale about the life of a tiny village on the bank of a river and a black cat by the name Shatalo. Try to disassemble the world, to put it closer to your eyes, part by part, in order to see better, think it over and reassemble it... It won’t be the same! It will become a fairy tale.