Dobrynya Nikitich and Zmey Gorynych
|Dobrynya Nikitich and Dragon Gorynych|
|Directed by||Ilya Maksimov|
|Produced by||Aleksandr Boyarskiy
|Written by||Aleksandr Boyarskiy
|Running time||65 minutes|
Dobrynya Nikitich and Dragon Gorynych (Russian: Добрыня Никитич и Змей Горыныч, Dobrynya Nikitich i Zmey Gorynych) is a Russian traditionally animated feature film directed by Ilya Maksimov, made by Melnitsa Animation Studio. It opened in Russia on March 15, 2006. It is the second film in Melnitsa's "3 bogatyrs" series (the first was Alyosha Popovich and Tugarin Zmey).
The plot is based on the mythology surrounding the title characters: Dobrynya Nikitich and Zmey Gorynych. The film contains many elements of parody and jokes about The Matrix, Star Wars, The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed, Seventeen Moments of Spring and other famous movies.
Prince Vladimir's niece, Zabava, is kidnapped. Dobrynya Nikitich and his young apprentice, Yelisey, go to find her, discovering betrayal and treachery where least expected.
- Dobrynya Nikitich and Zmey Gorynych at the Internet Movie Database
- Dobrynya Nikitich and Zmey Gorynych at AllMovie
- Dobrynya Nikitich and Dragon Gorynych at the Animator.ru
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