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Sredni Vashtar (1981)

Young Conradin keeps a sort of pet, a polecat which is hidden from the unpleasant aunt who is his guardian. He also sends prayers to an imaginary deity, Sredni Vashtar, that he be delivered from the aunt - and his prayers are answered.

Director:

Andrew Birkin

Writers:

Hector Hugh Munro (story "Sredni Vashtar") (as Saki), Andrew Birkin
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Sacha Puttnam Sacha Puttnam ... Conradin (as Alexander Puttnam)
Judy Campbell ... Aunt Augusta
Lila Kaye ... Mrs. Woolridge
Patty Hannock Patty Hannock ... Effie
Gorden Kaye ... Ogden
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Dr. Russell
Alan Corduna Alan Corduna ... Mortimer
Shona Morris Shona Morris ... Vera
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Storyline

Young Conradin keeps a sort of pet, a polecat which is hidden from the unpleasant aunt who is his guardian. He also sends prayers to an imaginary deity, Sredni Vashtar, that he be delivered from the aunt - and his prayers are answered.

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Genres:

Short | Fantasy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1981 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Carmina Burana
Music by Carl Orff
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