Mikhail TSEKHANOVSKY
Михаил ЦЕХАНОВСКИЙ
Mikhaïl TSEKHANOVSKI
USSR, 1954, 39mn 
Colour, animation
The Frog Tsarevna
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Царевна-лягушка

 

 La Princesse grenouille

 Tsarevna - Lyagushka

 
Directed by : Mikhail TSEKHANOVSKY (Михаил ЦЕХАНОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Mikhail VOLPIN (Михаил ВОЛЬПИН)
Cinematography : A. ASTAFYEV (А. АСТАФЬЕВ)
Production design : Aleksandr DELYAKOV (Александр БЕЛЯКОВ), Lev MILCHIN (Лев МИЛЬЧИН)
Music : Yuri LEVITIN (Юрий ЛЕВИТИН)
Production : Soyuzmultfilm
 

Plot synopsis
A screen adaptation of the folk fairy-tale about Vasilissa the Beautiful. The evil magician King Old Bones the Deathless turns Vasilissa into a frog but prince Ivan removes the evil spell.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Baba Yaga, construction et évolution d’un mythe animé en Russie, LAUREN DEHGAN, Slovo, Presses de l’INALCO, 2019
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Douchenka", Ormes (France), 2013
- Semaine du cinéma russe à Djibouti, Djibouti (Djibouti), 2012
- Festival international de cinéma d'animation de Meknes : FICAM, Meknes (Morocco), 2011

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