YMMV: Film, Film, Film
- Animation Age Ghetto: Averted. The short requires viewers to have knowledge on the movie-making process, This short is one of the "cartoons for adults" ("мультфильм для взрослых", multfilm dlya vzroslikh) — a special category in the Soviet Union for animation made for adults.
- Crowning Music of Awesome: Score by Yevgeny Krylatov.
- Doing It for the Art: In-universe example. The director will make as many takes as needed until the actors will get it just right, no matter how dangerous it is.
- Ear Worm: The opening theme.
- Executive Meddling: In-universe example. It starts during pre-production with the director having to drop and rewrite entire pages of the script to get the movie approved by officials and continues during the production.