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* Leitmotif: Guda-Guda's soliloquy and the girl's song are these.

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* Leitmotif: {{Leitmotif}}: Guda-Guda's soliloquy and the girl's song are these.


* CounterpointDuet: High up in the mountains, Guda-Guda accidentally does this with the girl as he plays the icicles, which leads to Guda-Guda looking for the girl.



* CounterpointDuet: High up in the mountains, Guda-Guda accidentally does this with the girl as he plays the icicles, which leads to Guda-Guda looking for the girl.


''Me Cvimad Moval/მე წვიმად მოვალ'' (Georgian for "I Will Return as the Rainclouds") is an animated musical short from Soviet-era [[UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope Georgia]] that was released in 1986 and made by the company ''Georgian Film Studio'', then known as "Kartuli-Pilmi".

The short begins in the winters of rural Georgia. Born from an avalanche in the lonely mountains with nothing else but a raven to play with, Guda-Guda the snowman finds himself with nothing but a love for music to keep himself company.

While playing icicles to pass the time, he is accompanied by a distant song from below and notices a singing girl. After accidentally falling down to a messy introduction, Guda-Guda and the girl form a friendship with their love of music, flowers, and bubbles. But just for how long...?

The short was released in Russia under the name ''Ya Vernus' k Tebe Dozhdem'' with a different audio-track. In the coming decades in its home country, the short has since become popular among Georgians, leading to the short being remade in CGI under the name ''Tovlis-Gunda'' (Georgian for "snowman") with a contemporary setting in 2018.

View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g here]] and the Russian re-release [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].

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''Me Cvimad Moval/მე წვიმად მოვალ'' (Georgian for "I Will Return as the Rainclouds") is an animated musical short from Soviet-era a [[UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope Georgia]] that was Georgian]] animated musical short directed by Givi Kasradze, released in 1986 and made by the company ''Georgian Film Studio'', then known as "Kartuli-Pilmi".

1986.

The short begins starts in the winters beginnings of winter in rural Georgia. Born from an a avalanche in the lonely mountains with nothing else but a raven to play with, Guda-Guda the snowman finds himself with nothing but a love for music to keep himself company.

While playing icicles to pass the time, he is accompanied by a distant song from below and notices a singing girl. After accidentally falling down to a messy introduction, Guda-Guda and the girl form a friendship with their love of music, flowers, and bubbles. But just for how long...?

The two go on many adventures in their environment, with nothing but fun to be had.


The short was made during Soviet-era [[UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope Georgia]] and distributed by the company ''Georgian Film Studio'', then known as "Kartuli-Pilmi".

It was later
released in Russia and other USSR states under the name ''Ya Vernus' k Tebe Dozhdem'' with a different audio-track. dub. In the coming decades in its home country, the short has since become popular among Georgians, the Georgian public leading to the short being remade in CGI creation of a remake under the name ''Tovlis-Gunda'' (Georgian for "snowman") with a contemporary setting in 2018.

View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g here]] and the Russian re-release dub [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].



!!The original 1986 short provides examples of:
* AnimationBump: [[https://sakugabooru.com/data/f551187e898f3ee5b9a815ba604c6fff.mp4 Throughout the ''Rainbows'' segment,]] the animation improves significantly with Guda-Guda and the girl gaining much more highlights and shading while dancing.
* {{Balloonacy}}: Following his introduction to bubble solution by the girl, Guda-Guda blows balloons out of the solution and uses them to fly into the sky.

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!!The original 1986 short !!I Will Return as the Rainclouds provides examples of:
* AnimationBump: The short is normally a gentle-paced romp, but during [[https://sakugabooru.com/data/f551187e898f3ee5b9a815ba604c6fff.mp4 Throughout the ''Rainbows'' segment,]] the animation improves significantly becomes a lot more advanced with Guda-Guda and the girl gaining much more highlights and shading while dancing.
dancing. Similarly, when Guda-Guda and the girl fly to the clouds, the animation significantly improves. See DependingOnTheArtist.
* {{Balloonacy}}: Following his introduction to bubble solution by the girl, Guda-Guda blows balloons massive bubbles out of the solution and uses them to fly into the sky.sky.
* BittersweetEnding: The girl had fun throughout the day with Guda-Guda even as he comes back to her as a raincloud, but it's implied that he will stay that way and there's no telling if he'll ever come back again.



* BookEnds: A strange example where this happens equally later in the short; after being blown by the wind, Guda-Guda ends up as a pile and lands near the girl in a grassy hill. Later on, the same scenario occurs, only this time he melts due to the sun showing up.
* DigitalDestruction: This was the case for a '''''long''''' time; due to Georgian Film Studio's film catalog being poorly documented or preserved in the digital age, ''Me Cvimad Moval'' for a long time had suffered from a severe case of this: every copy on the internet had suffered from poor quality of various kinds. This was subverted in late 2019, as it was announced that ''Me Cvimad Moval'' along with other Georgian animated shorts would be digitally [[https://www.allart.ge/?p=7186 restored]]. After ''35 years,'' the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g short]] has now avoided this fate.
* FlyingOnACloud: Guda-Guda attaches balloons to a cloud and flies on it with the girl.
* FourFingeredHands: Guda-Guda has them.
* HumanSnowball: Guda-Guda is blown around by the wind on the mountain as he is trying to reach the ground to find the girl. He's blown into the snow and starts rolling downhill, causing him to accumulate a layer of more snow and form an expanding snowball before he finally lands on the ground.

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* BookEnds: A strange example DependingOnTheArtist: Some of the animators from another ''Georgian Film Studio'' short ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV1Ut3s0OEc Sizmara]]'' were brought to do key animation for the short and it '''shows'''; there are entire scenes where this happens equally later in the short; after being blown viewer can tell what group animated which (the flat-colored, exaggerated portions are by the wind, Sizmara team, and the shaded gentle portions are by the regular GFS team). Guda-Guda ends up as a pile changes shape several times throughout the short and lands near the girl's sclera changes very often to white to [[SkintoneSclerae tan]], depending on what group of animators worked on it.
* CounterpointDuet: High up in the mountains, Guda-Guda accidentally does this with
the girl in a grassy hill. Later on, as he plays the same scenario occurs, only this time he melts due icicles, which leads to Guda-Guda looking for the sun showing up.
girl.
* DigitalDestruction: This was the case for a '''''long''''' time; due ''very'' long time, thanks to a long list of problems that span up to three decades.
** Due
to Georgian Film Studio's film catalog being poorly documented or and preserved in the digital age, ''Me Cvimad Moval'' for a long time age (along with numerous Soviet-era media), every Georgian cartoon including ''I Will Return as the Rainclouds'' had suffered from a quite the severe case of this: every copy this. Proper home video of any kind for Soviet media was very scarce and it would not be until the late 1990s that anything would come out; but the damage was already done.
*** Infamously, '''''every single copy''''' of I Will Return as the Rainclouds
on the internet had suffered from consisted of poor quality of various kinds. quality, to the point where it's impossible to tell what's going on in several scenes. This was due to being sourced from homemade 2004 telecines, a time when videos had to be compressed [[TechnologyMarchesOn in order to be downloadable at slow internet speeds]]. For the longest time, the only way to watch the short (and in good quality) was to catch it on TV as Georgian TV stations still had their copies for broadcasting.
**** This would all be
subverted in late October 2019, as it was announced by Georgian Film Studio that ''Me Cvimad Moval'' I Will Return as the Rainclouds along with other Georgian animated shorts would be digitally [[https://www.allart.ge/?p=7186 restored]]. After ''35 years,'' 35 years, the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g short]] has now avoided this fate.
* FriendshipSong: ''Rainbows'' is a song about Guda-Guda and the girl sharing their interests, as well as exploring the grassy hills around them.
* FlyingOnACloud: Guda-Guda attaches balloons to a cloud and flies on it with the girl.
* FourFingeredHands: Guda-Guda has them.
girl.
* HumanSnowball: As Guda-Guda is blown thrown around by the wind on harsh winds of the mountain as mountains, he is trying tries to reach the ground to find the girl. He's singing girl but not before he's blown into the snow and starts rolling downhill, causing him to accumulate a layer downhill. Now accumulating giant loads of more snow and form an expanding during his descent, he lands as a massive snowball before he finally lands on nearby the ground.now-startled girl.



* InterspeciesFriendship: Guda-Guda makes friends with a human girl.
* MinimalistCast: Exaggerated. There are only three characters in the short; Guda-Guda, the raven, and the girl.
* NoNameGiven: Despite Guda-Guda naming himself in the intro, the girl is never given a name in the short itself or in the promotional material.
* OffModel: Some of the animators from another ''Georgian Film Studio'' short, ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV1Ut3s0OEc Sizmara]]'', were brought to do key animation for the short, and it '''shows'''; not only are there entire scenes that are different in shading and motion, but Guda-Guda changes shape several times throughout the short with a severe example being the end of the cloud scene as the camera zooms in.
* PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw the death of Guda-Guda. He quite ''literally'' turns into a Personal Raincloud.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Guda-Guda.
* SameLanguageDub: From what appears to be a common practice by 'Georgian Film Studio', both the original Georgian version of the short and its Russian-language export use the exact same Georgian dialogue. In fact, there are a few parts in the Russian export where the audio is exactly the same as in the Georgian version.
* ScreenToStageAdaptation: Yes, even a simple 10-minute short like this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN8gpz0luzg has a play]]. It features a bunch of children singing alongside Guda-Guda, who is played by an actor in a full-body costume.
* SkintoneSclerae: The girl alternates between these and white sclera at scenes, specifically the scene where the girl and Guda-Guda dance and sing "Rainbows". See OffModel.
* SolidClouds: Guda-Guda and the girl land on a cloud and fly on it.

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* InterspeciesFriendship: After failing to make friends with a raven, Guda-Guda makes friends with a human girl.
* Leitmotif: Guda-Guda's soliloquy and the girl's song are these.
*
MinimalistCast: Exaggerated. There are only three characters in the short; Guda-Guda, the raven, and the girl.
* MoodWhiplash: The final act of the short is very much this, suddenly switching from a fantastical romp to a depressing, somber ending. It is the most infamous part of the short.
*
NoNameGiven: Despite Guda-Guda naming himself in the intro, the The girl is never given a name in the short itself or in the promotional material.
material. The internet has taken to just calling her "The Girl/Gogona".
* OffModel: Some PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw Guda-Guda die in front of her. He quite ''literally'' turns into a personal raincloud.
* RealismInducedHorror: For most
of the animators from another ''Georgian Film Studio'' short, ''[[https://www.it's mainly fantastical. That is... until the last act, where both Guda-Guda and the girl collectively realize that because Guda-Guda is a snowman, he will melt and die from the sun. The girl quickly rushes to get more snow, before coming back to nothing as Guda-Guda has now melted and what remains of him is now a raincloud.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Guda-Guda, who is a small white snowman that sings.
* SameLanguageDub: From what appears to be a common practice by 'Georgian Film Studio', both the original Georgian version of the short and its other USSR exports use the exact same Georgian dialogue. In fact, there are a few parts in the USSR export where the audio is exactly the same as in the Georgian version.
* ScreenToStageAdaptation: Throughout and after the Soviet times, I Will Return as the Rainclouds managed to be popular enough to result in [[https://www.
youtube.com/watch?v=iV1Ut3s0OEc Sizmara]]'', were brought to do key animation for the short, and it '''shows'''; not only are there entire scenes that are different in shading and motion, but Guda-Guda changes shape several times throughout the short with a severe example being the end of the cloud scene as the camera zooms in.
* PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw the death of Guda-Guda. He quite ''literally'' turns into a Personal Raincloud.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Guda-Guda.
* SameLanguageDub: From what appears to be a common practice by 'Georgian Film Studio', both the original Georgian version of the short and its Russian-language export use the exact same Georgian dialogue. In fact, there are a few parts in the Russian export where the audio is exactly the same as in the Georgian version.
* ScreenToStageAdaptation: Yes, even a simple 10-minute short like this [[https://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=AN8gpz0luzg has a play]]. It play]] being produced by the [[https://junioreurovision.tv/participant/group-princesses Group Princesses]] during the 2010s. Based on Guda-Guda's soliloquy, it features a bunch of children the dancers singing alongside Guda-Guda, who is played by an a actor in a full-body costume.
* SkintoneSclerae: SmallRoleBigImpact: The girl alternates between these and white sclera at scenes, specifically the scene where the girl and raven that Guda-Guda dance approaches glides off to the other hills, where Guda-Guda follows and sing "Rainbows". See OffModel.
later plays the nearby icicles, which in turn kickstarts the plot of the short.
* SolidClouds: Guda-Guda and the girl land on a cloud and fly on it.it... but the ''other'' clouds are also solid, causing the girl to get knocked off when they pass another cloud. Guda-Guda quickly pulls her up from falling immediately after realizing what happened.
* SurprisinglyRealisticOutcome: After many fantastical adventures involving clouds, flowers, balloons, and much more, the day ends with Guda-Guda melting because the sun was out.



* ThinkingOutLoud: By far one of '''''the''''' most famous parts of the short, Guda-Guda starts off his first few moments performing a soliloquy; observing how there's almost no one and nothing in the mountains to play with.
--->'''Guda-Guda:''' Oh, Guda-Guda, I am the snowman, is there ''anyone'' here who wants to play...?\\
Maybe... someone wants to?\\
Y-you don't have to!\\
Guda-Guda, I am the snowman...\\
I wonder if I should play or not?\\
...or not...\\



* CompressedAdaptation: ''Tovlis-Gunda'' runs over six and a half minutes compared to the original ''I Will Return as the Rainclouds''' 10 minutes, mainly due to many of the scenes either being shortened, changed, or removed entirely. Most notably, the cloud scene is completely gone.

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* CompressedAdaptation: ''Tovlis-Gunda'' runs over six and a half minutes compared to the original ''I Will Return as the Rainclouds''' 10 minutes, mainly due to many of the scenes either being shortened, changed, or removed entirely. Most notably, Interestingly, the cloud scene is completely gone.


* PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw the death of Guda-Guda. He quite ''literally'' turns into a PersonalRaincloud.

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* PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw the death of Guda-Guda. He quite ''literally'' turns into a PersonalRaincloud.Personal Raincloud.

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* PersonalRaincloud: This is a rather unusual example: as Guda-Guda dies from melting, he becomes a raincloud that comes back for the girl, depressed that she just saw the death of Guda-Guda. He quite ''literally'' turns into a PersonalRaincloud.


* AnimationBump: [[https://sakugabooru.com/data/9a52d56e4e05692f11b6b5fda4b05b31.mp4 Throughout the ''Rainbows'' segment,]] the animation improves significantly with Guda-Guda and the girl gaining much more highlights and shading while dancing.

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* AnimationBump: [[https://sakugabooru.com/data/9a52d56e4e05692f11b6b5fda4b05b31.com/data/f551187e898f3ee5b9a815ba604c6fff.mp4 Throughout the ''Rainbows'' segment,]] the animation improves significantly with Guda-Guda and the girl gaining much more highlights and shading while dancing.


* DigitalDestruction: This was the case for a '''''long''''' time; due to ''Georgian Film Studio'''s film catalog being poorly documented or preserved in the digital age, ''Me Cvimad Moval'' for a long time had suffered from a severe case of this: every copy on the internet had suffered from poor quality of various kinds. This was subverted in late 2019, as it was announced that ''Me Cvimad Moval'' along with other Georgian animated shorts would be digitally [[https://www.allart.ge/?p=7186 restored]]. After ''35 years,'' the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g short]] has now avoided this fate.

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* DigitalDestruction: This was the case for a '''''long''''' time; due to ''Georgian Georgian Film Studio'''s Studio's film catalog being poorly documented or preserved in the digital age, ''Me Cvimad Moval'' for a long time had suffered from a severe case of this: every copy on the internet had suffered from poor quality of various kinds. This was subverted in late 2019, as it was announced that ''Me Cvimad Moval'' along with other Georgian animated shorts would be digitally [[https://www.allart.ge/?p=7186 restored]]. After ''35 years,'' the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g short]] has now avoided this fate.

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* DigitalDestruction: This was the case for a '''''long''''' time; due to ''Georgian Film Studio'''s film catalog being poorly documented or preserved in the digital age, ''Me Cvimad Moval'' for a long time had suffered from a severe case of this: every copy on the internet had suffered from poor quality of various kinds. This was subverted in late 2019, as it was announced that ''Me Cvimad Moval'' along with other Georgian animated shorts would be digitally [[https://www.allart.ge/?p=7186 restored]]. After ''35 years,'' the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g short]] has now avoided this fate.


!!Tovlis-Gunda provides examples of:

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!!Tovlis-Gunda !!The remake, ''Tovlis-Gunda'', provides examples of:



-->''I am now part of the sky...''
-->''It flew me away from you.''
-->''Remember me?''
-->''Gap, gap, gap, gap''
-->''I have now become the rain.''

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-->''I am now part of the sky...''
-->''It
''\\
''It
flew me away from you.''
-->''Remember me?''
-->''Gap,
''\\
''Remember me?''\\
''Gap,
gap, gap, gap''
-->''I
gap''\\
''I
have now become the rain.''


View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Ajeqlh0lU here]] and the Russian re-release [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].

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View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Ajeqlh0lU com/watch?v=E0MQ2lo1B4g here]] and the Russian re-release [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].


View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jClKh8PNgHA here]] and the Russian re-release [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].

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View the original Georgian version [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jClKh8PNgHA com/watch?v=e0Ajeqlh0lU here]] and the Russian re-release [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2ZLvgCo_78 here]]. The 2018 remake can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niUM0Hw_m_0 here]].


''Me Cvimad Moval/მე წვიმად მოვალ'' (English for "I Will Return as the Rainclouds") is an animated musical short from Soviet-era [[UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope Georgia]] that was released in 1986 and made by the company ''Georgian Film Studio'', then known as "Kartuli-Pilmi".

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''Me Cvimad Moval/მე წვიმად მოვალ'' (English (Georgian for "I Will Return as the Rainclouds") is an animated musical short from Soviet-era [[UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope Georgia]] that was released in 1986 and made by the company ''Georgian Film Studio'', then known as "Kartuli-Pilmi".



The short was released in Russia under the name ''Ya Vernus' k Tebe Dozhdem'' with a different audio-track. In the coming decades in its home country, the short has since become popular among Georgians, leading to the short being remade in CGI with a contemporary setting in 2018.

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The short was released in Russia under the name ''Ya Vernus' k Tebe Dozhdem'' with a different audio-track. In the coming decades in its home country, the short has since become popular among Georgians, leading to the short being remade in CGI under the name ''Tovlis-Gunda'' (Georgian for "snowman") with a contemporary setting in 2018.



!!The original 1986 version provides examples of:

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!!The original 1986 version short provides examples of:of:
* AnimationBump: [[https://sakugabooru.com/data/9a52d56e4e05692f11b6b5fda4b05b31.mp4 Throughout the ''Rainbows'' segment,]] the animation improves significantly with Guda-Guda and the girl gaining much more highlights and shading while dancing.



* ImMelting: Following a terrifying realization (he's made out of snow), Guda-Guda melts from the sun and later comes back as a raincloud

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* ImMelting: Following a terrifying realization (he's made out of snow), Guda-Guda melts from the sun and later comes back as a raincloudraincloud.



* SkintoneSclerae: The girl alternates between these and white sclera at scenes, specifically the scene where the girl and the snowman dance and sing "Rainbows". See OffModel.

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* SkintoneSclerae: The girl alternates between these and white sclera at scenes, specifically the scene where the girl and the snowman Guda-Guda dance and sing "Rainbows". See OffModel.



!!The 2018 remake provides examples of:
* AdaptationDistillation: The part after the song "Rainbows" where Guda-Guda blows balloons out of a bubble formula, uses them to fly into the sky along with the girl, and lands on a cloud and continues to fly with that, is completely removed from this remake, and it skips right to the part where [[spoiler:Guda-Guda dies by melting in the sun]].

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!!The 2018 remake !!Tovlis-Gunda provides examples of:
* AdaptationDistillation: The part after AdaptationalMundanity: ''Tovlis-Gunda'' removes many of the song "Rainbows" where fantastical, dream-esque elements from the original short in place for much more mundane events like Guda-Guda blows balloons out of a bubble formula, uses them to fly into and the sky along with the girl, and lands on a cloud and continues to fly with that, is completely removed from this remake, and it skips right to the part where [[spoiler:Guda-Guda dies by melting in the sun]].girl sledding down hills.


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* CompressedAdaptation: ''Tovlis-Gunda'' runs over six and a half minutes compared to the original ''I Will Return as the Rainclouds''' 10 minutes, mainly due to many of the scenes either being shortened, changed, or removed entirely. Most notably, the cloud scene is completely gone.

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* ScreenToStageAdaptation: Yes, even a simple 10-minute short like this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN8gpz0luzg has a play]]. It features a bunch of children singing alongside Guda-Guda, who is played by an actor in a full-body costume.


* FourFingeredHands: Guda-Guda is a example of this.

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* FourFingeredHands: Guda-Guda is a example of this.has them.


While playing icicles to pass the time, he is accompanied by a distant song from below and notices a singing girl. After accidentally falling down to a messy introduction, Guda-Guda and the girl form a friendship with their love of music, agriculture, and bubbles. But just for how long...?

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While playing icicles to pass the time, he is accompanied by a distant song from below and notices a singing girl. After accidentally falling down to a messy introduction, Guda-Guda and the girl form a friendship with their love of music, agriculture, flowers, and bubbles. But just for how long...?

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