Why banana snarls (2014)

  • Director Svetlana Razgulyaeva
  • Script Svetlana Razgulyaeva
  • Art-director Svetlana Razgulyaeva, Anna Romanova
  • Producer Lyubov Gaidukova
  • Technique cut-outs animation
  • Duration 10 min 12 sec
  • Aspect ratio 16:9
  • Language Russian
  • Subtitles English
  • Color color
  • Audience any
  • Date of completion 2014


A man who never had any luck, who works as a human banana for an advertising company, and leads a quiet and modest life, suddenly finds out that he, to add to all his miseries, has grown a tail…

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



  • Film was the participant of 20 international festivals, including:
  • Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) (Germany, 2015)
  • Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival SICAF (South Korea, 2015)
  • International Animated Film Festival Animator (Poland, 2015)


  • Grand Prix «Тhe Best Animation Film», Prize after Alexander Tatarsky, Prize from the “Gorky Film Studio”, Suzdal Animation Film Festival (Russia, 2015)
  • Prize «The Best Animation Film», Festival of the Students and debut films “Saint Anna” (Russia, 2015)
  • Prize «The Best Animation Film», Moscow International Short Film Festival “Debuts” (Russia, 2014)
  • Prize «The Best Animation Film», Short Film Festival «Koroche» (Russia, 2014)
  • Grand Prix in nomination «Animation Film», All-Russian Festival of Visual Arts «Orlyonok» (Russia, 2015)
  • Grand Prix, International Festival of Animated Films Tofuzi (Georgia, 2015)

Svetlana Razgulyaeva, Anna Romanova
Lyubov Gaidukova
cut-outs animation

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