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Trali-Vali Cucumbers!

Documentary sketch about how grandma and grandpa made jars with pickles. Life is not all beer and skittles. And to make 3 jars of pickles when you are way over 80 - this is quite a journey and an adventure.

  • Natalia Antipova
  • Natalia Antipova
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Трали-Вали Огурцы!
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 9, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
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Director Biography - Natalia Antipova

Natalia Antipova was born in Moscow. Graduated from VGIK (All-Russian State University of Cinematography named Sergey Gerasimov) in 2003 as a director of animation films. She shot several short animation films – winners of international festivals. Was working as a director and animator at Moscow’s animation studios: Animos, Shar, Metronom Film, Master Film. From 2012 to 2018 was living in Barcelona, where graduated from the one-year program of directing of author’s films at the film school “La Casa Del Cine”. Was working in film production in Barcelona and in Moscow as a director assistant and art director. Natalia runs her own little production studio named Dharma Films (


"Rat, Dog and Chumovoz", 2 min, animation, 2001.
"The teacher - the killer", 3,5 min, animation, 2002.
"Bobro vs Kozlo", 4min, animation, 2003.
"Liuliaki", 2 min, animation, 2003.
"Hot tamper person", 7 min, animation, 2004.
"The wood" 13 min, animation, 2006.
"Heroin", series "Re-animation", 3,5 min, 2008.
"Black holes", series "Vezuha!", 5 min, animation, 2011.
"When The B was a squirrel", series "The alphabet stories", 3 min, animation, 2013
"The Cardboard Babylon", fiction short film, 6 min, 2015
"Trali-Vali Cucumbers!", documentary short, 7 min, 2019

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Director Statement

Film making is my way to express love and admiration for the people and the world around me.