Once near the blue sea (1999)

  • Director Alexey Haritidi
  • Script Alexey Haritidi
  • Art-director Alexey Haritidi
  • Producer Alexander Gerasimov
  • Technique drawn
  • Duration 7 min 20 sec
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Language no dialogue
  • Color color
  • Audience any
  • Date of completion 1999


A melodramatic story of an under-water archeologist, his wife, and the wife of a fisherman. love, infidelity, forgiveness and… a broken heart.

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




  • Diploma «Over the pronounced inherent in animation, the irony in the approach to the realities of life», Tarussa Animation Film Festival (Russia, 1999)
  • Prize, International Film Festival «Golden Fish» (Russia, 1999)

Alexey Haritidi
Alexander Gerasimov

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