My Grandfather was a cherry tree
Drawing on paper
Short film [10 to 45 min]
Olga Poliektova, Tatiana Poliektova
This is a movie-memory, narrated by a young boy about his views on life and death. It’s also a story about an unusual grandfather, who could listen to the trees breathing and believed that
“Person can’t die if someone still loves him”.
Olga Poliektova and Tatiana Poliektova, twin sisters were born in St-Petersburg, Russia. Since early years they began to draw and graduated Art school. After graduating at the University of Cinema and Television in animation and computer graphic, they started to work together as film director duo and animators.
During these years they made several short animation films which took part over then in 100 worldwide festivals and earned over 50 awards.