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When the Master Was a Horse
Как пан конём был
Kak pan konyom byl (ru)
De cómo un gran señor fue caballo (es)

Year 2004
Director(s) Tatarskiy Aleksandr
Telegin Valentin
Studio(s) Pilot
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Comedy
Folklore & myth (Rus./East Slavic)
Animation Type(s)  Puppet
Length 00:13:26
Wordiness 14.33
Animator.ru profile Ru, En
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This film is part of the Mountain of Gems series.

Description:

A Belorussian tale: A harsh Master doesn't give his workmen any rest and refuses to buy a horse to help them. A house-elf, fed up with this behaviour, magically turns him into a horse. S01E05

 

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I think this is probably one of the weaker films of the first batch of "Mountain of Gems" shorts. Even the other film from the same year by the same two directors feels a lot more alive. The art style isn't too appealing, and the script isn't all that interesting overall, despite being fun in spots. Though Tatarskiy is listed as director, it doesn't feel like he was really able to devote a lot of energy to this one.

Also, like Valentin Telegin's other films, this one feels "Eastern" - nothing wrong with that, but it feels wrong in a Belorussian story.


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