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Breakfast on the Grass

USSR, 1989 (MIFF 1989, Animation)

Director: Priit Pärn

Anna, George, Berta and Edward live in a world of bureaucracy. An animated fantasy, inspired by the famous painting by Manet.

Multi-award winner from Estonia., including Grand Prix and Critics Prize, Zagreb Animation Festival, 1988.

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