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Old 12-30-2012, 06:31 PM   #143 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by usagi_tetsu View Post
And now we know the real reason for the downfall of Soviet Russia - they wanted more epic fantasies from the West.
For the record, that is a teleplay, not a movie. And from what i hear, it seen a very regionally limited release.


But the fact is, in USSR, the fantasy genre, was very obscure, if simply didnt exist, instead it was folk tales and their reinterpretations. Unlike Sci-Fi.

The results were pretty epic tho'.

For example:
classic folk tale:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hooaKxdXbfM

An original folk tale interpretation, by Pushkin.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UoO2t536Ko
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTDDGWDYGLc

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