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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.

Director:

Aleksandr Petrov (as Alexander Petrov)

Writers:

Ernest Hemingway (based on the novel by), Aleksandr Petrov (screenplay adaptation) (as Alexander Petrov)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gordon Pinsent ... Old Man (voice)
Kevin Duhaney Kevin Duhaney ... Boy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yôji Matsuda Yôji Matsuda ... (voice)
Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni ... (voice)
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Storyline

The plot of the film is a story of friendship between a little country boy and an old fisherman. Santiago, a strong and proud man, cannot accept the implacable passage of time, which takes away physical strength. For many weeks, he returned without a catch. Finally, he makes the decision to go for the catch far far into the sea and not return without catch. Only in this way an old fisherman can regain confidence and self-respect. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Official Sites:

Ogden Entertainment

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Release Date:

3 July 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Az öreg halász és a tenger See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.44 : 1
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more than masterpiece
22 August 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee 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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