Lion witn a grey beard (1994)

  • Director Andrey Khrzhanovsky
  • Script Andrey Khrzhanovsky, Tonino Guerra
  • Art-director Sergey Barhin, Geliy Arkadiev, Аnna Vronskaya
  • Producer Alexander Gerasimov
  • Technique drawn
  • Duration 30 min 47 sec
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Language Italian
  • Subtitles English
  • Color color
  • Audience any
  • Date of completion 1994


The film is based on the fairy-tale written by Tonino Guerra and tells about the fate of the circus lion Amadeo who had grown old.

Film was shot with the financial support of the Committee for Cinematography of Russian Federation.


Festivals and Awards

  • Film was the participant of 11 international festivals, including:
  • Screening, International Cannes Film Festival, «Special View» program (France, 1996)
  • Special Jury Mention for the «Best Animation», Annecy Animation Film Festival (France, 1996)
  • Award for the Best Animated Film, Russian Film Maker`s Academy Nika (Russia,1996)
  • I Prize for the Best Animated Film in the 15-30 minute category at the International Film Festival in Los-Angeles (USA, 1997)
  • Special Jury Prize, Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival (Japan, 1996)

Andrey Khrzhanovsky
Tonino Guerra
Sergey Barhin, Geliy Arkadiev, Аnna Vronskaya
Alexander Gerasimov

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