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Alisa v strane chudes (1981)

Alice follows the white rabbit, falls down a deep hole and discovers a strange Wonderland at the bottom.

Director:

Efrem Pruzhanskiy

Writers:

Lewis Carroll (novel), Evgeniy Zagdanskiy (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marina Neyolova ... Alisa (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aleksandr Burmistrov Aleksandr Burmistrov ... Mad Hatter (voice)
Lyudmila Ignatenko Lyudmila Ignatenko ... Caterpillar (voice)
Georgiy Kishko ... March Hare (voice)
Vyacheslav Nevinnyy ... White Rabbit (voice)
Evgeniy Papernyy ... Knave of Hearts (voice)
Rostislav Plyatt ... Narrator (voice)
Aleksandr Shirvindt ... Cheshire Cat (voice)
Malvina Shvidler ... (voice)
Tatyana Vasileva ... Queen of Hearts (voice)
Rina Zelyonaya ... Duchess (voice)
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Alice follows the white rabbit, falls down a deep hole and discovers a strange Wonderland at the bottom.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

1981 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Alenka v říši divů See more »

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Production Co:

Kievnauchfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A good sledgehammer strike of a cartoon...
24 August 2007 | by AndreiPavlovSee all my reviews

...right against the glossy lollipop of usual Disney animation. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy quite a few glossy Disney works (cf. one of my comments dedicated to "Darkwing Duck").

Pale, insane, dark, surreal, uncouth, crude, but artistically wonderful. Every single voice delivered goes from a talented actor or actress. Every piece of music played and song performed catches attention and does not leave it at ease. If you are accustomed to smooth colourful mermaid-like TV serial adventures, stay far away from this one. An unprepared brain could get damaged by this harsh art.

Alisa is a daring, clever, not very cute (she is no "Britney Spears" or "Barbie" type), but definitely interesting, and very lonely character. She can stand up for herself and she is not a cry-baby - that's for sure. I cannot say I like her, but I watch her animated adventures with a kind of awe.

The two, known to me, Russian DVD releases include both the titles: "Alisa v Strane Chudes" (1981) and "Alisa v Zazerkale" (1982). One of the releases contains mono sound only but that's alright - it becomes to the bleak colour palette of the production perfectly.

As to me personally, I prefer to watch it in almost black-and-white with a very little hint of blue and with the selected EAX advanced sound effects. A fine example of weird intoxicating escapism.

Quite possibly, the best animated version of Mr Lewis Carroll's novel.

10 out of 10. Thank you for attention.


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