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Setcha pri Kerjentse
The Battle of Kerjenets

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Inspired by Russian art of the Middle Ages (icons, miniatures, illuminations), it depicts a passage from Rimski Korsakov's opera "The Tale of the Invisible City of Kitej" and recounts the Tartar invasion and the heroic resistance of the Russian soldiers behind the Kerjenets walls.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Setcha pri Kerjentse

    Directed by: Youri NORSTEIN, Ivan IVANOV-VANO

    Country: Russia

    Year of production: 1970

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: cut-outs

    Version: Sans dialogue ni commentaire

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Youri NORSTEIN, Ivan IVANOV-VANO

    Production: SMF STUDIO (SOYUZMULTFILM)

    Artistic direction: Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Iouri Norstein

    Script: Ivan Ivanov-Vano

    Graphics: Arkadi Tiourine, Marina Sokolova

    Sets: Vladimir Alissov, Francesca Iarboussova, A. Danilov, Viktor Doudkine, M. Spasskaïa

    Animation: Iouri Norstein, Boris Savine, Viatcheslav Chilobreiev, Alexandre Rojkov

    Camera: Vladimir Saroukhanov

    Music: N.A. Rimski-Korsakov

    Sound: Boris Filtchikov