Posted on: April 6, 2007 | Views: 0 | Comment

This clip is from a 1988 short film was directed by Nina Shorina. This is the second of the trilogy of films that began with Door. Impotent intellectuals meditate on the state of the nation while dreaming nostalgically of the past. Dream was stopped during production by studio administrators who said Shorina was not "communicating" with film's artists. When finished, it was not entered into many international competitions, the victim of studio intrigues. Nonetheless, it received brilliant reviews abroad.

This film can be watched in its entirety on the Masters Of Russian Animation DVD set - an extraordinary collection of Russia's most important animated short films by Russia's world renowned directors.  

nation • animation • mass • 80s • soviet • nostalgic • shorina • intellectual • identity • dream