John Bottom, the Unknown Soldier (Джон Боттом – неизвестный солдат, 2018) by Aleksey Demin

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John Bottom, the Unknown Soldier
Джон Боттом – неизвестный солдат
Dzhon Bottom - neizvestnyy soldat (ru)

Year 2018
Director(s) Demin Aleksey
Studio(s) Animos
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Literature (Rus./East Slavic)
War & battles
Animation Type(s)  Digital 2D
Length 00:07:45
Animator.ru profile Ru, En
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Description:

A film about the inhumanity of war. Tailor John Bottom becomes a WWI English soldier.

The war tears him apart, robs him of his own hand, now replaced by the hand of a carpenter. The rebellious soul of the soldier finds no rest either on earth or in heaven.

The poem "John Bottom" was written by Vl. Khodasevich in connection with the burial of the "unknown soldier" on November 11, 1920 at Westminster Abbey in London. The film features music by Wolfgang Mozart and Igor Stravinsky.

 

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