Early Russian Cinema, Vol. 3: Starewicz's Fantasies (1915)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - Russia  |  
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Includes The Ant and the Grasshopper (1911), Christmas Eve (1913), and The Lily of Belgium (1915), all from director Wladislaw Starewicz. Though known primarily for his work with puppetry, this collection includes a live-action short based on a story by Nikolai Gogol and a political allegory about the war. With English subtitles.

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cinema, fantasy, filmmaker, puppet [doll], Russian [nationality], short-films