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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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Old Man (voice)
Kevin Duhaney ...
Boy (voice)
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Rentarô Mikuni ...
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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)  »

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Az öreg halász és a tenger  »

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Each frame was made using slow-drying oil paints upon a back-lit glass "canvass." With his fingers, Director Aleksandr Petrov manipulated the oils between frames and photographed the results, then gently molding the oils for the next frame to repeat the process. See more »

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

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more than masterpiece
22 August 2016 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a well known text. and more that. impressive realism. and touching poetry. a masterpiece, without doubt. but on who inspires so emotion than transforms each moment in a surprise. because it is more Hemingway than Santiago in this story about memories - dreams, confessions, terrible fight, disillusion, pain and broke of expectation. it is almost a Hasidic story. or a parable. out of lines of text, out of expectations of viewer. a kind of magic. not surprising for the public of Alexander Petrov. but out of words. because his art has him. a gift. a miracle. open of new perspective of reality. that is all. and it is enough. because The Old Man and the Sea by Alexander Petrov is more than a magnificent adaptation. it is one of the most impressive confessions as part of unique art.


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