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Eduard Artemyev, Valentin Berestov, Leonid Likhodeev, Viktor Omelchenko

Heron of Alexandria [Герон]

The film is made as a cutout animation with elements of collage and hand-drawn animation. It describes the story of the mathematician Heron of Alexandria presenting him as a person ahead of his time. In the centre of the plot, there is an invention of a steam-powered device (aeolipile). The story is told by a narrator (the authors used the voice of Leonid Likhodeev, i.e., the actual script-writer of the film), who alternates it with fragments of poetry of Valentin Berestov. The main emphasis is (...)

audiovisual

YEAR: 1979

COUNTRY: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)