Film loosely based on the book “The Hardworking Poushkin” by A. Bitov and Rezo Gabriadze, and on drawings by Rezo Gabriadze.
Film was shot with the financial support of the State Committee for Cinematography of Russian Federation.
- Prize «The Best Animated Film of the Year», Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr (Russia, 2000)
- Prize «The Best Debut», Tarussa Animation Film Festival (Russia, 2000)
- UNESCO Prize, International Film Festival «Golden Fish» (Russia, 2000)
- Prize «The Best Debut», International Festival of Animation Films KROK (Russia-Ukraine, 2000)