Experimental, Film — November 22, 2013 at 1:17 pm

The Old Man and the Sea

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This amazing short film won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 2000.

From Brain Pickings:

In 1953, Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea, the iconic novella that catapulted him into international celebrity status. Nearly half a century later, Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov produced an exquisite animated adaptation of the book Composed of over 29,000 images that Petrov and his son Dimitri painted in a unique pastels-on-glass technique over the course of two years, it received the 2000 Academy Award for Animated Short Film and went on to garner wide acclaim across the international awards circuit.

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/05/04/the-old-man-and-the-sea-aleksandr-petrov/

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