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Sequel  Cheburashka
Language  Russian
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Animation, Short, Family
Duration  
Country  Soviet Union
Gena the Crocodile (film) movie poster
Director  Roman Abelevich Kachanov
Writer  Eduard Uspensky, Roman Kachanov
Release date  1969
Initial release  February 25, 1978 (Finland)
Characters  Cheburashka, Gena the Crocodile, Shapoklyak, Salesman, Galya
Cast  Vasily Livanov (Gena the Crocodile), Klara Rumyanova (Cheburashka), Vladimir Rautbart (Shapoklyak), Vladimir Kenigson (Salesman), Tamara Dmitrieva (Galya)
Similar movies  Paperman, Pacific Rim, Home Makeover, The Artist, Get a Horse!, Presto

Gena the Crocodile (Russian: Крокодил Гена, Krokodil Gena) is a 1969 Soviet/Russian stop-motion animated film directed by Roman Kachanov in Soyuzmultfilm studio. This film introduces the characters Gena the Crocodile, Cheburashka, and the old woman Shapoklyak. The film was based on Eduard Uspensky's stories about the characters.

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Gena the Crocodile (film) movie scenes

This film became popular in the Soviet Union and spawned three sequels.

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Plot summary

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Gena the Crocodile works as a zoo animal at an urban zoo. Every evening, he returns home to his lonely apartment. Gena gets very tired of playing chess against himself and decides to find some friends to play with. Animals and people respond to advertisements that he posts all around the city. First, a girl named Galya comes with a homeless puppy, who is then followed by Cheburashka. They decide to build a house for all the lonely citizens of the city, but a mischievous old lady, Shapoklyak, tries to stop them in different ways.

Creators

  • Scriptwriters: Eduard Uspensky, Roman Kachanov
  • Film director: Roman Kachanov
  • Art director: Leonid Shvartsman
  • Operator: Iosif Golomb
  • Composer: Mikhail Ziv
  • Sound technician: Georgy Martynyuk
  • Dolls and scenery: Semyon Etlis, Marina Chesnokova, Pavel Lesin, Gennady Lyutinsky, Svetlana Znamenskaya, Oleg Masainov, Valentin Ladygin, Liliana Luetinskaja, V. Kalashnikova, E. Darikovich
  • Installation: Lidiya Kyaksht
  • Cast

  • Vasily Livanov as Gena the Crocodile (voice)
  • Klara Rumyanova as Cheburashka (voice)
  • Vladimir Rautbart as Shapoklyak (voice)
  • Vladimir Kenigson as Salesman (voice)
  • Tamara Dmitrieva as Galya (voice)
  • References

    Gena the Crocodile (film) Wikipedia
    Gena the Crocodile (film) IMDb Gena the Crocodile (film) themoviedb.org


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