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THE COMPUTER AND LEONARDO'S RIDDLE

1973
color
50'32"
Russian

Script B.Zagriazhskyi
Director B.Zagriazhskyi


 

The history of cybernetics: first awkward huge machines, which were taught to think, to see and speak by scientists; men longing to create a being similar to the human one. There is a story about mathematical thinking of the machine that let it recognize facial features of genius Leonardo da Vinci among personages of his pictures.

The "Golden Shell" Award and Diploma at the XIII International Science Fiction Film Festival, Trieste, Italy, 1976; the First Prize and Diploma at the VII All-Union Film Festival, Baku, 1974.