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Aleksandr Petrov (I)

He studied art at VGIK (state institute of cinema and TV). He was a disciple of Yuri Norstein at the Advanced School for screenwriters and directors (Moscow). After making his first films in Russia, in Canada he adapted the novel The Old Man and the Sea (1999), resulting in a 20-minute animated short - the first large-format animated film ever made... See full bio »

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 2012 Russian Railways (Short)
 2006 My Love (Short)
 2001 Santa Sundblom (Short)
 1999 The Old Man and the Sea (Short) (as Alexander Petrov)
 1997 Mermaid (Short)
 1989 The Cow (Short) (as A. Petrov)
 1988 The Marathon (Short) (as Alexander Petrov)
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A. Petrov | Alexander Petrov

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