Teofrastus is a stop-motion animation short film made using a technique called “plasticine realism”, directed by Sergei Kibus, director of photography in the stop-motion animation studio Nukufilm, (one of the oldest animation studios still active) where the film was produced.
“A tale of freedom and compassion, set in the 1980s Soviet Estonia.
Tabby Cat Teofrastus lives a homeless life at a train station. One day, he is offered a home by a family living in a nearby countryside house. However, the happy life is short-lived when the cat is taken to the big city and gets lost on the streets. Will Teofrastus find his way back to happiness?”
Here, the trailer, video and behind the scenes material: