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In nineteenth-century Russia, a teenage boy in search of love is drawn to two very different women.


Aleksandr Petrov


Ivan Shmelyov (screenplay based on his novel)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »



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Aleksandr Palamishev Aleksandr Palamishev ... Anton (voice)
Aleksandra Zhivova Aleksandra Zhivova ... Pasha (voice)
Evgeniya Kryukova Evgeniya Kryukova ... Serafima Konstantinovna (voice)
Nina Ruslanova ... (voice)
Sergey Garmash ... Coachman Stepan (voice)
Aleksandr Oleshko ... Tonechka (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ekaterina Afrikantova Ekaterina Afrikantova ... (voice)
Yuliya Artemova Yuliya Artemova ... (voice)
Ivan Dobrynin Ivan Dobrynin ... (voice)
Anastasiya Dobrynina Anastasiya Dobrynina ... (voice)
Mikhail Georgiu Mikhail Georgiu ... (voice)
Mikhail Lukashov Mikhail Lukashov ... Fiance (voice)
Grigoriy Malikov Grigoriy Malikov ... (voice)
Nikolay Malikov Nikolay Malikov ... (voice)
Oleg Shcherbinin Oleg Shcherbinin ... (voice)


The animation narrates about the first sensual-love experiences of the young schoolboy Anton. Merchant Moscow of the XIX century is shown in film. Animation strikingly delicately conveys the atmosphere of the middle of the XIX century - the relationship of different classes of society; shows different archetypes of love that arise in Anton's brain. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Release Date:

15 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Love See more »

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Dago Productions,Dentsu See more »
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2007 - 12th Open All-Russian Festival of Animated Cinema in Suzdal: "Grand Prix", "Best Guide" and "Best Incarnation". See more »

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pure grace
6 September 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

impressionist art. delicate theme. Alexandr Petrov science to explore each nuance in admirable manner. and his unique animation. it is more than a movie. maybe an experience. a beautiful, useful, almost magic one. because more than a film about love, dreams, expectations and grow -up, it is the film about a special age. and the delicacy to explore it does it real great show. it is a film about subtle nuances of an experience and the chance to discover an live the magic of life. a superb movie for the grace of image, for the science to reflect the magic of a delicate episode of life. the story of the young Anton is universal. the talent of director is to transform it in personal experience for each spectator in a splendid manner.

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