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Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Yuri Norstein

The Battle of Kerzhenets (Secha pri Kerzhentse)

Edition 1980
10' - 1971 - War, Animated film, Short - Dialogue: no dialogue
Director: Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Yuri Norstein Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Based on the legend and symphonic poem by Rimsky-Korsakov on the invisible city of Kitezh, which went under the waters of the lake to avoid the Tatar invasion. The film uses materials of Russian fresco painting and miniatures of the 14th-16th centuries.

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Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Yuri Norstein


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


Ivan Ivanov-Vano

Director of Photography

Vladimir Sarukhanov

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no dialogue

Countries of production

Union soviétique



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