A Flying Proletarian (Летающий пролетарий, 1962) by Ivan Ivanov-Vano

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A Flying Proletarian
Летающий пролетарий
Letayushchiy proletariy (ru)

Year 1962
Director(s) Boyarskiy Iosif
Ivanov-Vano Ivan
Studio(s) Soyuzmultfilm
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Literature (Rus./East Slavic)
Politics
Sci-fi & space
Animation Type(s)  Cutout
Length 00:17:18
Wordiness 11.1
Animator.ru profile Ru, En
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Subtitles:
Letayushchiy proletariy.1962.en.1.24fps.1623556470.srt
Date: June 13 2021 03:54:30
Language: English
Quality: ok
Upload notes: 353 characters long (view)
Creator(s): Eus, Niffiwan, Lemicnor


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Description:

Based around several poems of Vladimir Mayakovsky about the bright Soviet Future.

In the subtitles, lines that start with * were written by screenwriter A. Galich "in the style of" Mayakovsky, rather than by the poet himself.

This was the first Soviet film that used cutout or puppet animation to be released in widescreen.

Boyarskiy was for many years the sole Artistic director of the Soyuzmultfilm puppet association. The man behind Yuriy Norshteyn and the international success of the puppet association. He was pushed out in 1979 by Soyuzmultfilm management, and followed up Ivanov-Vano as animation professor at VGIK. He left remarkable memoirs.

The first video link is better-quality and in the original frame rate (24fps), while the second is 25fps.

 

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