Mikhail TSEKHANOVSKY
Михаил ЦЕХАНОВСКИЙ
Mikhaïl TSEKHANOVSKI
USSR, 1929, 15mn 
Black and white, animation
Pochta
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Почта

 

 Pochta

 La Poste

 
Directed by : Mikhail TSEKHANOVSKY (Михаил ЦЕХАНОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Samuil MARSHAK (Самуил МАРШАК)
Based on Samuel Marshak's poem of the same name.
Cinematography : Konstantin KIRILLOV (Константин КИРИЛЛОВ)
Production design : Ivan DRUZHININ (Иван ДРУЖИНИН), Mikhail TSEKHANOVSKY (Михаил ЦЕХАНОВСКИЙ)
Music : V. DESHEVOV (В. ДЕШЕВОВ)
Companies : Sovkino
 

Plot synopsis
Screen version of the children’s poem by S. Marshak.
A certain Prutkov in Leningrad should receive a letter. But Prutkov goes from Leningrad to Berlin, from Berlin to London, from London to Brazil. The letter follows Prutkov on all his journeys.
 

commentaries
Remarques sur l’espace dans La Poste (1929) de Mikhaïl M. Tsekhanovski, Serge VERNY, Slovo, Presses de l’INALCO, 2019
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Fondation Jérôme Seydoux. L'âge d'or du cinéma muet russe (1908-1934), Paris (France), 2015
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Pordenone (Italy), 2013
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2012
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Nasha Animatsiya, Moscow (Russia), 2010

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