Hedgehog in the Fog (Russia-Movie) (1975)

    Hedgehog in the Fog (Russia-Movie) (1975)
  • Title : Hedgehog in the Fog (Russia-Movie) (1975)
  • Alternative Title(s) : Yozhik v tumane
  • Hardsubbed or Softsubbed: Hardsubbed
  • English Subtitles: Yes
  • More Info: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073099/
  • Summary:
    • It’s hailed by critics as one of the greatest animated films ever made, but somehow, this masterpiece remains an obscure and forgotten gem. Hedgehog in the Fog tells a rather simple story—a hedgehog is on his way to his friend’s place when, due to his curiosity, he gets lost in a dense fog and encounters all sorts of strange, terrifying creatures.
    • It may seem like a small tale, but it’s one that’s rich in symbolisms and filled with deeper meanings. A haunting, profound metaphor for routines and inquisitiveness, for friendship and for childhood, for the childlike wonder and for the fear of the unknown—for life.
    • Yuri Norstein’s animation is quite unique in that he uses only cut-outs and tracing paper—in conjunction with Mikhail Meerovich’s eerie musical score—to create this magical, surreal, dream-like world unlike any other that can be both frightening and full of wonder.
    • (lettterboxd)
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    Hedgehog in the Fog (Russia-Movie) (1975), 10.0 out of 10 based on 9 ratings


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