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A lonely woman street cleaner's letter to unknown person, written on the first day of the New Year:

a year spent observing the seasons and dreaming of a miracle for the following New Year.

Waiting For the New Year

Written, directed and painted by Vladimir Leschiov

Music and sound design: Pierre Yves Drapeau

Producer: Vladimir Leschiov

Production: Lunohod

Financial support: National film Centre of Latvia, State Culture Capital Foundation

Length: 8 min 11 sec

Format: DCP

Production year: 2016


Awards, mentions and nominations:

Best Animation Director Award at the National Film Festival "Lielais Kristaps", Riga, Latvia, 2016

Jury Selection at  the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan, 2017