8.4/10
1,515
3 user

Padal proshlogodniy sneg (1983)

Surreal misadventures of a lazy drunkard with speech impediment trying to get a New Year tree on a short notice. Loosely based on folk fairy tales.

Writer:

Sergey Ivanov
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Two lonely souls met: a dog outcast by his owners, and a poor wolf living in the woods.

Director: Eduard Nazarov
Stars: Georgiy Burkov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Eduard Nazarov
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A schoolboy gets into a fairy tale with the help of a librarian and DIY book. But life in the magical land is not as easy as it seems.

Director: Boris Stepantsev
Stars: Rina Zelyonaya, Elena Ponsova, Klara Rumyanova
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A loosely based story on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Town Musicians of Bremen about a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster and their master Troubadour.

Director: Inessa Kovalevskaya
Stars: Elmira Zherzdeva, Oleg Anofriev, Anatoliy Gorokhov
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

To build a flying ship - here is a condition for marriage with a king's daughter. She loves a poor chimney sweep, but he has a dangerous rival.

Director: Garri Bardin
Stars: Tatyana Shabelnikova, Mikhail Boyarskiy, Garri Bardin
38 popugaev (1976)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Parrot, Monkey and Elephant are excited to understand how long their friend Boa is. They finally arrive to the result, though it is measured in quite a strange fashion.

Director: Ivan Ufimtsev
Stars: Nadezhda Rumyantseva, Mikhail Kozakov, Vasiliy Livanov
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Vinni-Pukh is trying to help his friend donkey with huge depression which happened to be on his birthday

Directors: Fyodor Khitruk, Gennadiy Sokolskiy
Stars: Vladimir Osenev, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Kesha is a parrot. That explains a lot. Moreover, he's a Soviet parrot. And that explains the rest.

Stars: Gennadiy Khazanov, Margarita Korabelnikova, Natalya Chenchik
Investigation Held by Kolobki (TV Mini-Series 1986)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two crazy brothers-detectives from a weird provincial town are searching for a rare striped elephant stolen by a suspicious foreigner.

Stars: Stanislav Fedosov, Aleksey Ptitsyn, Leonid Bronevoy
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An oppressed vegetables and fruits rebel against tyranny leading by Chipollino, an onion boy.

Director: Boris Dyozhkin
Stars: Nina Gulyaeva, Erast Garin, Sergey Martinson
Cheburashka (1971)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Adventures of Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena continues.

Director: Roman Kachanov
Stars: Tamara Dmitrieva, Vasiliy Livanov, Klara Rumyanova
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A Soviet version of Winnie-the-Pooh. His first adventure is a desperate attempt to get to honey in a bee hollow. He is ready to take decisive action.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Liya Akhedzhakova ... Narrator (voice) (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

The main character of the animation is a silly, cunning, lazy and greedy little man. In addition, he is also a tongue-tied (he does not pronounce "some letters and numbers"), he likes to drink beer very much and constantly gets into silly situations. Fortunately, he has a "strict and authoritative" wife. The whole story begins with the fact that his wife sends a man to bring a Christmas tree from the forest to the New Year. But the New Year forest is a fabulous place full of unexpected events and transformations. Entangled in miracles, having repeatedly lost and regained his own image, the man returns home with nothing. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

31 December 1983 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Padal proshlogodniy sneg See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ekran See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on the animation, there are two computer games of the same name telling about the new adventures of the Muzhik. Both games are voiced by Sadalskiy. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Hard to say when, but sometime as long ago, as the old-clay times in a certain plasticine area...
See more »

Crazy Credits

Stanislav Sadalskiy is thanked in the end credits for "lending his voice". See more »

Connections

Spoofs Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A short, funny movie-" Zet's not enuf, y'see."
19 February 2008 | by polishanyaSee all my reviews

This movie has many Russian fairy tale elements. The story is all about getting a Christmas tree in time for Christmas. Of course, it's not as easy as it seems... The man's frustration is hilarious as well as the mess he gets into due to his incessant daydreaming. His wife is always there to remind him of his task and wipe the daydreams away. This is a good film for children- they will laugh and sympathize. The humour is not too subtle but is perfect for kids. Not that adults won't like it. If you like Russian fairy tales- Baba Yaga and the rest, you will probably enjoy this short movie. The clay animation is quite endearing. Another similar movie I enjoyed by Aleksandr Tatarskiy was Plastilinovaya vorona (1981) also using clay animation. I recommend watching it although I, myself, preferred Padal proshlogodniy sneg.


20 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed