Le retour

Le retour

“Le retour” is a touching autobiographical animated short film directed by Natasha Chernysheva. The music is by Arman Chopikyan and the animation by Iouri Tcherenkov.

When we grow up we discover that the places and objects we knew before are much smaller than in our memory. The smell of my grandmother’s borscht returns the memory to the distant happy childhood.


Natasha Chernysheva was born in 1984 in Sverdlovsk, Russia. Having originally graduated from the Ural State Academy of Architecture and Art with a major in graphics and animation, Natasha continued her studies at the French film school La Poudrière where from she graduated in 2014. She has worked as an animator, character designer artist and director on several animated films. “Le retour” was awarded with the Prize of Best Student Film in 2014 International Animated Film Festival KROK.

All images © Natasha Chernysheva / Le retour

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