The Dream of a Ridiculous Man(Movie, 1992)

Original title: "Son smeshnogo cheloveka" (Russian/RU)
20min | Genres: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
The Dream of a Ridiculous ManRating: 3.6/5 (with 11 votes)
The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (Russian: Сон смешного человека Son smeshnovo cheloveka) is a 1992 Russian animated short film directed by Aleksandr Petrov. It tells the story of a misanthropic man who begins to regain his will to live after a chance encounter with a young girl. The film was made using paint-on-glass animation. It is based on the short story with the same title by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The film won several festival awards including the prize for best film in its length category at the 1992 Ottawa International Animation Festival. It was nominated for the Nika Award for Best Animated Film. ()
Movie poster of The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

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About The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

An animated short film based on the 1877 short story written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It chronicles the experiences of a man who decides that there is nothing to live for in the world, and is therefore determined to commit suicide. A chance encounter with a young girl changes his mind.

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Additional Information

Production country: Russia
Based on: "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man"
Original language: Russian (RU)
Spoken languages: Russian (RU)
Translated into 5 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/07/1992
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Sonho de um Homem Ridículo"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:69324, Added: 03/15/2018, Last updated: 09/11/2019