“Hen, His Wife” (1990) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2019.

Categorization

Arthouse animation.

Commentary

Gloriously weird and dirty. At GIFF 2019, director Igor Kovalyov explained it as a fruit of Perestroika, an early work at a new animation studio he co-founded. The animation is clearly laborious and quite compelling, probably because I was into Klasky Csupo as a child. The plot is murky and closed to interpretation.

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