Mountain of Dinosaurs (Гора динозавров, 1967) by Rasa Strautmane

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Mountain of Dinosaurs
Гора динозавров
Gora dinozavrov (ru)
Monto de dinosaŭroj (eo)

Year 1967
Director(s) Strautmane Rasa
Studio(s) Soyuzmultfilm
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Misc.
Animation Type(s)  Drawn (cel)
Length 00:09:36
Wordiness 5.46 profile Ru, En
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The story follows the lives of dinosaurs as they fell in love and had children, their eggs hatched by the hot sun as their parents looked on. As the weather began to cool, the shells began to thicken...

This cartoon has generally been interpreted by Western film critics "as a subversive commentary on the dangers of the authoritarian state" (examples: 1, 2, 3). However, Western film critics have the tendency to interpret Soviet animation through a political lens first, and the cartoon could also be interpreted more broadly and simply as a parable about the dangers of the increasing societal coddling of children (as it is in the blurb on, which was a trend felt not just in the USSR but in industrial societies in general.



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