The Old Man and the Sea

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Distributor:Direct Cinema Limited

Presents a stunning fine art adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel, The Old Man and the Sea, by world-renowned Russian animator Alexander Petrov who uses his fingertips to paint oil-on-glass animation. This masterpiece of artistic vision is combined with a story of friendship between a young boy and Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman. In an epic struggle with a gigantic marlin, Santiago shows courage in defeat and personal triumph won from loss even though he must eventually come to terms with his failing abilities and age.

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