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The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

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

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(as Alexander Petrov)

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(screenplay) (as Alexander Petrov), (novel)
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An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

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3 July 1999 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Az öreg halász és a tenger  »

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Before this film, Petrov worked on an A4 sized canvass. Yet, as this film was being made specifically for IMAX, the glass canvass had to be four times this size. See more »

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

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pure beauty
31 August 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a film who could surprise if the name of Alexandr Petrov is unknown. if not, it is only expression of subtle, touching and high art. a slice of pure beauty, homage to a great story and to its author. the images are almost magic. because behind each the passion, the hard work, the patience and the perseverance are signs of a kind of mystery. a film about a fight and a dream.out of words, far by definitions. it is a great animation and that fact is the secret for who not only admiration is the answer of spectator to it. something who seems be the childhood flavor and the grace of great dreams are ingredients of it. a film like a challenge. and like a refuge.


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