Andrei KHRZHANOVSKY
Андрей ХРЖАНОВСКИЙ
Andreï KHRJANOVSKI
USSR, 1966, 10mn 
Colour, animation
Once Upon a Time, Here Lived Kozyavin
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Жил - был Козявин

 

 Il était une fois Koziavine

 Zhil - Byl Kozyavin

 
Directed by : Andrei KHRZHANOVSKY (Андрей ХРЖАНОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Lazar LAGIN (Лазарь ЛАГИН), Gennadi SHPALIKOV (Геннадий ШПАЛИКОВ)
Cinematography : Boris KOTOV (Борис КОТОВ)
Production design : Nikolay_2 POPOV (Николай_2 ПОПОВ)
Music : G. LUKYANOV (Г. ЛУКЬЯНОВ)
Sound : Georgi MARTYNIUK (Георгий_2 МАРТЫНЮК)
Production : Soyuzmultfilm
 

Plot synopsis
It is a satirical film about a person who was deprived of his own initiative and in his terrible ardour he could any thing carry to an absurdity.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Путешествия в пространстве культуры. Наталья Кривуля о методе Хржановского, Natalya KRIVULYA, chapaev.media, 2009
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Great Cartoon Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2011
- Hommage au cinéma Russe et aux Studios Soyouzmoultfilm à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2010
- Fête du cinéma d'animation, Different cities (France), 2010
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Russian Chronicle, Paris (France), 2010
- International Leipzig Festival for documentary and animated film, Leipzig (Germany), 2009
- Grenoble 'Cinéphilies', Grenoble (France), 2008
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2000