Cheburashka - The Movie
by Nakamura Nakoto
Script: Edouard Uspensky, Roman Kashanov, R. Kingetsu, Michiru Shimada, Makoto Nakamura, Mikhail Aldashin
Artistic Director: Mikhail Aldashin, Michail Tumerya
Artistic Advisors: L. Shvartsman
Animation Director: Pyo Yang-jong
Music: Michail Ziv, V. Shainskiy, Alexander Gusev
Songs: Edouart Uspensky, A. Timofeyevskiy
Voice Over: Larisa Brokhman, V. Ferapontov
Production: Cheburashka Movie Partners, Frontier Works Inc., Toho Co. Ltd.
DCP, Colour, 80 min,
OV Russian with French Subtitles
Found by a grocer in a crate of oranges, Cheburashka lands in Russia; however the zoo does not want to keep such creature non-identified as any animal species. At the same time Gena, the zoo crocodile, desperately tries to find a friend through the ads he puts all over the city…Happily they meet by chance and become friends.
Then they decide to build ‘the house of friends’. A circus comes to town. Gena and Cheburashka rush to see the show and want join the troupe, but none of them knows how to juggle and even less how to walk on a tight rope…On their way back home, they meet Masha whom they help to improve the art of tightrope walking.
Another day, they help a former magician to find his grand-daughter and they even call Shapoklyak, the old mischievous lady.
Cheburashka - The Movie is a marvelous world full of attaching characters in the world of a circus and much more...