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This is Edik: A tale of a Gifted and Stolen Childhood

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Directed by: Ivan Proskuryakov
Written by: Roman Super
Produced by: Alexander Urzhanov
Starred by: Uspensky Eduard, Yuriy Entin, Grigoriy Oster, Igor Kovalyov, Hannu Mäkelä, Leonid Shvartsman, Grigoriy Gladkov
Country: Russia
Category: The Golden Light House Award for Best Documentary Film


A documentary film about Eduard Uspensky, the brilliant, yet tortured, writer and creator of beloved children’s characters, including Cheburashka. The film includes interviews with Uspensky’s colleagues and family, as well as excerpts from interviews with Uspensky, who is portrayed in the film as an animated character.

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