In a richly re-imagined Venice of the early 1920s, young composer Hero Wasabi must compete against the unscrupulous Count Telefino in the prestigious Abacus Scroll musical competition. UPDATE: Recent Winner of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Best Animation Short Film. Click through for Trailer
Country of Origin: Russia. Language: Russian with English subtitles Youth in 50s communist Russia are fighting for the right to be different from others, to listen to music of their choice, dress differently, dance, love and, most importantly, have freedom to be themselves.