As it became known to correspondents, the artist died in Germany. Millions of Soviet viewers know the work of Anatoly Reznikov, like “Robinson Kuzya”, “Leopold the cat. Leopold and the Golden fish” and “blot”. Users of social networks condole with his family.
As reported to journalists on 78-m to year of life died a famous film Director Anatoly Reznikov, who created a cartoon about the cat Leopold. According to correspondents, the artist died in Germany.
The sad news was shared by the film critic Susanna alperina. On the death Reznikova told her friends that live in Germany and communicate with the family of the Director.
Users of social networking sorry for someone Reznikova. “Sorry”, “Eternal memory, thank you for your childhood”, “still house book about Leopold, may he rest in peace. Grew up on his cartoons”, “Kingdom of heaven” “Thank you Leopold” – sharing on the Internet. Many also remember the cartoons Reznikova and cite them. “Guys, let’s live together”, – this comment fans of artists leave more often.
Anatoly Reznikov was born 20 Dec 1940 in Bialystok. His childhood and youth, the future Director spent in Tbilisi. In 1961 he began working at the Central documentary film Studio in Moscow, where he became interested in animation. After Reznikov passed special courses, he began to take the first steps in this field.
A few years later, Anatoly I. became a student at the faculty of industrial aesthetics of the Moscow state art University. In 1970, taking his first steps on television in the Creative Association “Screen”.
Among the most famous works Reznikova such cartoons as “Leopold the cat. Leopold and the Golden fish”, “Robinson Kuzya”, “House of the leopard”, “Box”, “the BLOB” and “Once a cowboy, two cowboy”. Just on account of Anatolii Izrailevich more than 40 paintings. In one interview he talked about the proposal from the son of one of the creators of “Tom and Jerry”. However, collaboration between them never took place.
In 2015 after a more than 20-year hiatus, the Director returned to the beloved. Premiere of “the New adventures of Leopold the cat” took place two years ago. In an interview devoted to the project, Reznikov complained of health problems. The Director lamented the fact that he was in the hospital with a stroke. After that, Anatolii Izrailevich had problems with the hand.
As reported TASS journalist Susanna alperina, Reznikov died on January 31, around 11 o’clock in the morning Moscow time.