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New Directors Competition

The Nose or The Conspiracy of Mavericks

Nos Ili Zagovor Netakikh

Russia 2020 Animation cor 89 min.

A mixture of animation and opera, the movie tells the story of the 20th century in Russia and Josef Stalin’s reign of terror through fragments inspired by The Nose, written by Nikolai Gógol in 1836. Set to the score of Dmitri Shostakovich’s eponymous 1920s opera, composer Dmitri Shostakovitch, this film combines historical settings, biographies and masterpieces from Russian avant-garde artists, composers and writers from this totalitarianism period.

Winner of Special Jury Award at Annecy International Animated Film Festival. The film was also presented at International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Russia animation literary adaptation music totalitarianism awarded films


Andrey Khrzhanovsky


Yury Arabov, Andrey Khrzhanovsky


Andrey Khrzhanovsky


Taissia Krugovykh


Dmitry Shostakovitch


Andrey Khrzhanovsky

produzido por

School-Studio “SHAR”

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School-Studio “SHAR”