A Soviet cult cartoon, so untypical for a Western viewer, especially, a little one. A boy named Malysh ("A Little One") suffers from solitude being the youngest of the three children in a ... See full summary »
Just saw the last 4 minutes of this Russian clay-animated short from Alesandr Tatarskiy on YouTube. In this one, Russian folk singers sing about a cow, or a crow, or a dog getting watermelon. There's also a fox, or an ostrich, or a sweeper running some track race. And the moral is something about don't sing or dance under a construction site. You also hear some kids adding their own interpretations. I guess this was one of those make-it-up-as-it-goes songs that made it into this charming short that I hope to see the rest of real soon. Thanks to whoever shared this on YouTube. That site is the best place to see many of these unique animation shorts. And there's lots of Russian animation to see there!
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