Russia, 1912, 11mn 
Black and white, silent, animation
Mest kinematograficheskogo operatora
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Месть кинематографического оператора


 Mest kinematograficheskogo operatora

 La Vengeance du ciné-opérateur

Directed by : Ladislas STAREWICH (Ладислас СТАРЕВИЧ)
Writing credits : Ladislas STAREWICH (Ладислас СТАРЕВИЧ)
Cinematography : Ladislas STAREWICH (Ладислас СТАРЕВИЧ)
Production design : Ladislas STAREWICH (Ладислас СТАРЕВИЧ)
Produced by : Aleksandr KHANZHONKOV (Александр ХАНЖОНКОВ)
Companies : A. Khanjonkov & C°
Release Date in Russia : 27/10/1912

Plot synopsis
An early classic about adultery in the insect kingdom from the great animation pioneer: a married beetle is filmed in a compromising situation by a jealous grasshopper; the beetle is later compromised when he takes his (also adulterous) wife to the movies and sees the final results.
Kent Jones,

L’univers fabuleux de Ladislas Starewitch, Catherine GERY, Presses de l'Inalco, 2016

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Leipzig Festival for documentary and animated film, Leipzig (Germany), 2012
- Rуtrospective Pavel Lungin at the Cinémathèque de Nice, Nice (France), 2010
- Festival du Film de Beauvais, Beauvais (France), 2010
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2008
- International Festival of Contemporary Cinema «Zavtra / 2morrow», Moscow (Russia), 2008
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005