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 1979 Official Selection, film index

Bednaïa Liza
Poor Liza

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The wretched story of peasant girl Liza's love for her prince charming. Liza's parents want to marrry her to a land owner. On the other hand, her prince loses his fortune at cards and is forced into the arms of an ugly woman wearing black gloves.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Bednaïa Liza

    Directed by: Ideya (ou Irina) GARANINA

    Country: Russia

    Year of production: 1979

    Running time: 19 min 25 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ideya (ou Irina) GARANINA

    Production: SOYUZMULTFILM

    Based on: Nouvelle de N. M. Karamzine

    Script: Irina Garanina

    Sets: N. Vinogradova

    Animation: Natalia Timofeieva, Lidia Maïatnikova, Viatcheslav Chilobreiev, Natalia Dabija

    Camera: Alexandre Vikhanski

    Music: Alekseï Rybinkov

    Sound: Viktor Babouchkine