MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 353 this week

The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 2,062 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 9 critic

An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director:

(as Alexander Petrov)

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 14 Sep 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 22 Sep 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 22 Jan 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

The Old Man and the Sea (1999) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Old Man and the Sea.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adam and Dog (2011)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden.

Director: Minkyu Lee
French Roast (2008)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee.

Director: Fabrice Joubert
This Way Up (2008)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A.T Shank & Son have a bad day at the parlour when a falling boulder flattens their hearse. Emotional and literal pitfalls lie in wait for the odd couple as they make their way cross ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Foulkes, Alan Smith
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A single middle aged lady working as receptionist and cleaner in a public lavatory for men spends her time between chores reading "Happy Woman" and daydreaming about a loving partner. When ... See full summary »

Director: Konstantin Bronzit
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A sweet old lady is living alone in her farm, waiting for the arrival of death to meet her beloved husband again. One night, while sleeping, her life fades out and she is invited to cross ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Recio Gracia
Stars: Miguel Angel Perez, Eva Molina
Balance (1989)
Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk.

Directors: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein
Animation | Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.

Director: Torill Kove
Stars: Liv Ullmann
Day & Night (2010)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.

Director: Teddy Newton
Stars: Wayne Dyer
Skhizein (2008)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.

Director: Jérémy Clapin
Stars: Julien Boisselier
The Marathon (1988)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Aleksandr Petrov, Mikhail Tumelya
Maestro (2005)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Five minutes before his big performance, the Maestro and his persistent mechanical assistant are getting ready. As the clock ticks, life at the top is not all it seems.

Director: Géza M. Tóth
Stars: Ákos Ambrus, Imre Madácsi, Attila Pacsay
Tale of Tales (1979)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A reflection of Russian history and memory. Norstein creates a visual emotional response to a changing Russia, followed in the eyes of the Little Grey Wolf spying on various people's lives,... See full summary »

Director: Yuriy Norshteyn
Stars: Aleksandr Kalyagin
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Old Man (voice)
Kevin Duhaney ...
Boy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yôji Matsuda ...
(voice)
Rentarô Mikuni ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Animation

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

| |

Language:

|

Release Date:

3 July 1999 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Az öreg halász és a tenger  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.44 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A total of 29,000 frames are in the film. See more »

Connections

Version of The Old Man and the Sea (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Took my breath away!
19 January 2002 | by (Palos Verdes, CA) – See all my reviews

This film is such a milestone that it's a shame that it will probably never be screened again in it's original IMAX format. I was lucky enough to catch it during it's limited run in late 1999 when it was playing at the Sony IMAX in New York City. Anyways, Petrov's animation technique involves oil painting on glass, which most animation geeks are familiar with. When combined with IMAX the result is stunning. There is one shot near the end of the film with shows the Cuban fishing village at night with the stars in the background. The stars shimmer like diamonds set into dark blue velvet - incredible, beyond words, even if you are jaded about "art house" animation. If you ever hear of this film screening at an IMAX venue - don't miss it!


23 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Beautiful animation, but... lurkist
Discuss The Old Man and the Sea (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?