Mom’s Hair

Russia 2021
documentary, animation
Director Alexey Evstigneev
Scriptwriter Asya Trush
DOP Alexey Evstigneev
Producer Angelina Skitovich, Nickolay Romanyuk
Studio AVVA-film
2021 Krakow Film Festival
A documentary-animated fairy tale about the painful relationship between a mother and daughter, shown through making animation with a wig made of her mother's hair, which a protagonist wore for 13 years.

Alexey Evstigneev

Was born and grew up in Shatura, Russia. He has been studying Documentary Filmmaking at Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (also known as VGIK), course of Viktor Lisakovich, and Alexey Geleyn. His student film The Track premiered at Dok Leipzig in 2019, the festival circle of the next documentary The Golden Buttons was launched on Visions du Reel in 2020. The Golden Buttons was long-listed for the 2020 European Film Award. Mom's Hair is a graduate film by Alex.