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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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An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

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Official Sites:

Ogden Entertainment

Country:

Russia | Canada | Japan

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

3 July 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Az öreg halász és a tenger See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dentsu Tec,IMAX,Imagica Corp. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.44 : 1
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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 »

Connections

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

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pure beauty
31 August 2014 | by ArmandSee all my reviews

a film who could surprise if the name of Alexandr Petrov is unknown. if not, it is only expression of subtle, touching and high art. a slice of pure beauty, homage to a great story and to its author. the images are almost magic. because behind each the passion, the hard work, the patience and the perseverance are signs of a kind of mystery. a film about a fight and a dream.out of words, far by definitions. it is a great animation and that fact is the secret for who not only admiration is the answer of spectator to it. something who seems be the childhood flavor and the grace of great dreams are ingredients of it. a film like a challenge. and like a refuge.


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