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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 »

Director:

Leonid Nechaev

Writers:

Aleksei Tolstoy (book), Inna Vetkina
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dmitriy Iosifov ... Buratino (as Dima Iosifov)
Tatyana Protsenko ... Malvina (as Tanya Protsenko)
Roman Stolkarts ... Piero
Thomas Augustinas ... Artemon (as Thomas Augustinas)
Grigori Svetlorusov ... Arlekin (as Grisha Svetlorusov)
Nikolay Grinko ... Papa Carlo
Yuriy Katin-Yartsev ... Dzhuzeppe - Sizy Nos
Rina Zelyonaya ... Tortilla The Tortoise
Vladimir Etush ... Karabas-Barabas
Rolan Bykov ... Basilio The Cat
Elena Sanaeva ... Alice The Fox
Vladimir Basov ... Duremar
Baadur Tsuladze ... Eating-house owner
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Storyline

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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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

1 January 1976 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Buratino See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Belarusfilm,Gosteleradio See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The meeting between Buratino and Tortilla takes place in the middle of a pond. The scene was shot in November, with air temperature only 8 degrees Celsius (46 F). Dmitriy Iosifov, wearing only a skimp sleeveless jacket, was riding a huge leaf (supported by a car tire) and several times fell into the cold water. He was treated by rubbing alcohol over his body. See more »

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A very famous movie in the East Europe
9 February 2008 | by ftudSee all my reviews

This movie was a delight of my childhood. Of course, now,it seems to be a little old-fashioned, but I think a lot of American movies from 70s seems to be old-fashioned, too. Buratino is a very good fantasy, lots of humor, a very good music, a movie for harts, not like new-fashion fantasies with o lots of CGI but without any original idea. Soviet director, (as all authors from communist Europe) prefer fairy tales because it was hard to make movies about reality in a communist country, but in fairy tales directors were be able to do almost everything they wanted, because they said to censorship that it is just a fairy tale, nothing wrong for communism.


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