The deer (2009)

  • Director Julia Mikheeva
  • Script Julia Mikheeva
  • Art-director Julia Mikheeva
  • Producer Liubov Gaydukova
  • Technique cut-outs animation
  • Duration 6 min 45 sec
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Language no dialogue
  • Color color
  • Audience children, any
  • Date of completion 2009


The story of a girl who lives balancing between the gray reality of the city, and the colorful reality of her dreams. The girl falls asleep in the subway, and dreams about a deer. Is it possible to defend the fragile inner world from the bustle and aggression of the city?

Film was shot with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation.



  • Film was the participant of 12 international festivals, including:
  • International Festival of Animated Films AniFest (Czech Republic, 2010)
  • Athens Animation Festival Animfest (Greece, 2011)
  • China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival CICDAF (Сhina, 2010)
  • Newport Beach Film Festival (USA, 2010)
  • Student Moving Image Festival of Wales Fresh (Great Britain, 2011)

Julia Mikheeva
Liubov Gaydukova
cut-outs animation

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