Not just for kids. In anticipation of the anniversary 2011
Hedgehog in the fog
  • Director: Yury Norstein

USSR,  1975,  10 min.
Cast:
Alexei Batalov, Vyacheslav Nevinny
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Not just for kids. In anticipation of the anniversary

A little hedgehog and his friend bear cub meet every evening at the bear’s porch to drink tea from samovar, to talk and to count the stars. One day, the hedgehog on the way to the bear cub’s place gets into the fog. There everything seems bizarre. He encounters many creatures, and whether they are friendly like the dog, or freaky like the owl, or indifferently majestic like the horse - the fog make them all mysterious. Every little incident is an adventure in the thick fog. So, later at the bears’, the thoughts of the other world he has just seen prevent him from concentrating on his friend’s talk. The hedgehog recollects the beauty of the stately horse and wonders if she feels comfortable - there in the fog...

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