The Obedient Pupil (Послушный ученик, 1991) by Yulian Kalisher

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The Obedient Pupil
Послушный ученик
Poslushnyy uchenik (ru)

Year 1991
Director(s) Kalisher Yulian
Studio(s) Soyuztelefilm
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Comedy
Folklore & myth (non-Rus./USSR)
Animation Type(s)  Mixed
Stop motion (3D)
Length 00:15:22
Wordiness 7.26 profile Ru, En
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A wry look at what happens when wise words are blindly obeyed without understanding their intention. Based on well-known Indian folk tales.

The animation is directed by Yulian Kalisher. Educated as a theatre puppet director, he worked in Tashkent until his wife perished during the big Tashkent earthquake of 1966, after which he came to Moscow. After having worked at the Central State Puppet Theater he started working at Ekran, first as puppet theater film maker, but in 1974 as animation director. All his career he experimented with broadening the tools for puppet-animation. In art-director Lyudmila Tanasenko, with whom he worked from 1979 onward, he found an ideal experimentation partner. His animations from the second half of the eighties onward would take on a more and more complex and arthousy character.

The first video link above is very slightly sharper and has less yellow-tinted colours.



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