2014 Official Selection, film index

Rainy Days

Rainy Days

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A Japanese man in his twilight years boards a ferry heading towards an unknown island. The rain falling on the water brings back a memory from his childhood and another from a fleeting encounter. The only similarities: the rain, a woman and Mount Fuji.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Rainy Days

    Directed by: Vladimir LESCHIOV

    Born in Latvia in 1970, Vladimir Leschiov graduated from the J. Rosenthal School of Fine Arts and studied Animation at the University College of Arts in Stockholm. He works as an illustrator, designer and director, and has made several award-winning films, such as "Insomnia" (2004), "Lost in Snow" (2007), "Wings and Oars" (selected at Annecy 2009), "Villa Antropoff" (nominated for a 2012 European Film Award) and "Rainy Days" (selected at Annecy 2014). He founded the Lunohod Animation Studio in 2007.

    Country: Latvia, Canada

    Year of production: 2014

    Running time: 08 min 12 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Vladimir LESCHIOV

    Production: LUNOHOD ANIMATION STUDIO, Vladimir LESCHIOV, ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Marc BERTRAND

    Distribution: ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA

    Script: Vladimir Leschiov

    Music: Pierre Yves Drapeau

    Sound: Pierre Yves Drapeau