Gena the Crocodile (film)

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Gena the Crocodile
Крокодил Гена
Directed by Roman Kachanov
Written by Eduard Uspensky
Roman Kachanov
Starring see below
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Cinematography Iosif Golomb
Edited by Lidiya Kyaksht
Release dates
Running time
20 min 31 sec
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

Gena the Crocodile (Russian: Крокодил Гена, Krokodil Gena) is a 1969[1][2] Soviet/Russian stop-motion animated film directed by Roman Kachanov for Soyuzmultfilm studio.

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Gena the Crocodile works as an attraction in an urban zoo. Every evening, he returns home to his lonely apartment. Gena gets very tired of playing chess against himself and decides to find himself some friends to play with. Animals and people respond to advertisements that he posts all around the city. First, a girl named Galya comes with a homeless puppy, who is then followed by Cheburashka. They decide to build a house for all of them, but a treacherous old maid, Shapoklyak, tries to stop them in different ways.



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