Animation / I Shall Give You a Star

Soviet animated short by Fyodor Khitruk about gender issues. First released c. 1974. The story is told in four vignettes through different times, all showing the same story: a man meeting a woman, them getting in love and woman practically becoming a kitchen slave doing chores while man keeps making verses for her.

Can be viewed online with subtitles on Youtube.

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