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The Old Man and the Sea (Russian: ?) is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won many awards, including the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Work on the film took place in Montreal over a period of two and a half years and was funded by an assortment of Canadian, Russian and Japanese companies. French and English-language soundtracks to the film were released concurrently. It was the first animated film to be released in IMAX.
2000 Academy Awards (Oscar) – Best Short Film, Animated – Winner
2000 BAFTA Awards – Best Short Animation – Nominee
Directed by Aleksandr Petrov