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The Mermaid

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

In a lonely hut there lives an old monk and his young novice. Many years ago, the old man betrayed his bride and she committed suicide. Now the girl reappears as a mermaid to revenge herself upon him for his treachery in a most crafty and terrifying manner.

Award in Annecy

  • Special Jury Award (1997)
  • The French ministry of agriculture Award (1997)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Rusalka

    Directed by: Alexander PETROV

    Country: Russia

    Year of production: 1996

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: paint on glass

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Alexander PETROV

    Production: SCHOOL-STUDIO "SHAR", Alexander GERASSIMOV

    Distribution: SCHOOL-STUDIO "SHAR"

    Script: Marina Vishnevetskaja

    Graphics: Alexander Petrov

    Sets: Alexander Petrov

    Animation: Alexander Petrov

    Camera: Vladimir Golikov

    Music: Eugenia Smolianinova

    Sound: Kazarian Roland

    Editing: Irina Kolotikova

    Voice: Eugenia Smolianinova