The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.
This four-DVD release gathers together what may be some of the most ideologically garish cartoons of the 20th century. And yet, if you look past that and revel in the method and artistry of these animators, artists and directors, you will be amazed. In fact, these films often display rather daring artistic expression for their times – apparently permissible if the anti-Americanism was sufficiently rabid.
Reviewed in Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2007