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The Adventures of Buratino (1976)

Priklyucheniya Buratino (original title)
Screen version of a very popular novel by A. Tolstoy. A wooden boy Buratino tries to find his place in life. He befriends toys from a toy theater owned by evil Karabas-Barabas, gets tricked... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Dmitri Iosifov ...
Buratino (as Dima Iosifov)
Tatyana Protsenko ...
Malvina (as Tanya Protsenko)
Roman Stolkarts ...
Thomas Augustinas ...
Grigori Svetlorusov ...
Arlekin (as Grisha Svetlorusov)
Nikolay Grinko ...
Yuriy Katin-Yartsev ...
Dzhuzeppe - Sizy Nos
Rina Zelyonaya ...
Tortilla The Tortoise
Vladimir Etush ...
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Elena Sanaeva ...
Vladimir Basov ...
Baadur Tsuladze ...
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Screen version of a very popular novel by A. Tolstoy. A wooden boy Buratino tries to find his place in life. He befriends toys from a toy theater owned by evil Karabas-Barabas, gets tricked by Alice the Fox and Basilio the Cat and finally discovers the mystery of a golden key given to him by kind Tortila the Tortoise. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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1 January 1976 (Soviet Union)  »

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Dmitri Iosifov (Buratino) grew up to be a film producer, Moscow. Tatyana Protsenko (Malvina) - poet and film critic, Moscow. Roman Stolkarts (Piero) - pediatric doctor, Israel. Thomas Augustinas (Artemon) - business investor, Canada. Grigori Svetlorusov (Arlekin) - graduated from KGB academy, works in Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). See more »

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Old toy
13 January 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

One of my childhood movie. After years, it is fresh and amusing, delicate and unique. Piece from Brezhnev era, it is a window. Not to a better world or to circles of dream but to basic truth and deep feelings. The story of puppet is known. Collodi first, than Tolstoy opens same door to adventures, moral lesson, magic and wisdom. But each adaptation has its soul crumbs. In this case - joy of game, honest tale , good actors and art of director to give force to atmosphere. Buratino is more than character but shadow of each child for who world is ball of questions. Like a very old toy in hand of teenager, this film is herald of lost moments whose embers still burning.


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