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after decades, the same force of seduction. nothing surprising because it remains one of the inspired adaptations of the fairy tale of Andersen and one of the good explanations for the high interest of Russian cinematography for it. the new elements - the presence of narrator as character of story, the impressive Snow Queen, the freshness of humor and crumbs of animation, the nice manner to drive a simple story as gift for the children of each age and the flavor of original text are virtues of a lovely trip in the essence of childhood.
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