The Adventures of Buratino (1959 film)

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The Adventures of Buratino
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Krupnyy Plan DVD cover
Directed by Dmitriy Babichenko
Ivan Ivanov-Vano
Mikhail Botov
Produced by Dmitriy Babichenko
Ivan Ivanov-Vano
Written by Nikolai Erdman
Lyudmila Tolstaya
Starring Georgiy Vitsin
Yelena Ponsova
T. Dmitrieva
Aleksandr Baranov
N. Gulyayeva
Margarita Korabelnikova
Yevgeniy Vesnik
V. Lepko
Music by Anatoliy Lepin
Edited by N. Mayorova
Release date(s) 1959 (USSR)
Running time 67 minutes
Country USSR
Language Russian

The Adventures of Buratino (Russian: Приключе́ния Бурати́но; tr.:Priklyucheniya Buratino) is a 1959 Soviet traditionally animated feature film directed by the "patriarch of Russian animation", Ivan Ivanov-Vano, along with Dmitriy Babichenko and Mikhail Botov. It was produced at the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow and is based on Tolstoy's The Golden Key, or Adventures of Buratino (Buratino is a loose Russian adaptation of Pinocchio).

Plot[edit]

The film tells about the adventures of a small wooden puppet whose youngest viewers are familiar with the book where Carlo Collodi tells the adventures of Pinocchio. In fact, Burattino is a puppet in the first version of the novel.

DVD releases[edit]

  • Films by Jove, May 18, 1999 (R1?, NTSC) - version restored by Films by Jove in the 1990s. Titled Stories from My Childhood, Vol. 2. Contains English, French and Spanish soundtracks, no subtitles. Included films: Ivan and His Magic Pony (aka. The Humpbacked Horse), Pinocchio and the Golden Key (aka. The Adventures of Buratino).
  • Krupnyy Plan, 2004? (R5, PAL) - version restored by Krupnyy Plan ("full restoration of image and sound"). Contains original Russian soundtrack, no subtitles. Included film: The Adventures of Buratino. Other features: Before and after restoration, photo album, director filmographies.
  • Films by Jove, 2006 (R0?, NTSC) - version restored by Films by Jove in the 1990s. Contains Russian soundtrack with English subtitles. Included films: The Adventures of Buratino, Boy From Napoli (Мальчик из Неаполя), Chipollino (Чиполино).

Creators[edit]

English Russian
Director-producers Dmitriy Babichenko
Ivan Ivanov-Vano
Дмитрий Бабиченко
Иван Иванов-Вано
Director Mikhail Botov Михаил Ботов
Scenario Nikolai Erdman
Lyudmila Tolstaya
Николай Эрдман
Людмила Толстая
Art Directors Svetozar Rusakov
Pyotr Repkin
Светозар Русаков
Пётр Репкин
Artists D. Anpilov
K. Malyshev
O. Gemmerling
G. Nevzorova
Protr Korobayev
I. Kuskova
Д. Анпилов
К. Малышев
О. Геммерлинг
Г. Невзорова
Пётр Коробаев
И. Кускова
Animators Faina Yepifanova
Vadim Dolgikh
Fyodor Khitruk
Boris Butakov
Kirill Malyantovich
Igor Podgorskiy
Vladimir Pekar
Vladimir Popov
Konstantin Chikin
Vladimir Krumin
Yelena Khludova
Valentin Karavayev
Фаина Епифанова
Вадим Долгих
Фёдор Хитрук
Борис Бутаков
Кирилл Малянтович
Игорь Подгорский
Владимир Пекарь
Владимир Попов
Константин Чикин
Владимир Крумин
Елена Хлудова
Валентин Караваев
Camera Operators Mikhail Druyan Михаил Друян
Composer Anatoliy Lepin Анатолий Лепин
Sound Operator Nikolai Prilutskiy Георгий Мартынюк
Script Editor Raisa Frichinskaya Раиса Фричинская
Editor N. Mayorova Н. Майорова
Voice actors Georgiy Vitsin
Yelena Ponsova
T. Dmitrieva
Aleksandr Baranov
N. Gulyayeva
Margarita Korabelnikova
Yevgeniy Vesnik
V. Lepko
Георгий Вицин
Елена Понсова
Т. Дмитриева
Александр Баранов
Н. Гуляева
Маргарита Корабельникова
Евгений Весник
В. Лепко

Awards[edit]

  • Minsk, 1960 - First prize in the animated film category

See also[edit]

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