Sunday, September 21, 2008

Power of makkif

Soviet video with Finnish subtitles. I’m guessing, made during the Winter War (1939). Taken from [info]arbat.

«За бабло такое не сделать. В это надо верить.»
(“Can’t make something like this for money. Gotta believe in it.”)

Lyrics here (in Russian). “Welcome us, pretty Suomi.”

Can you imagine Americans making something like this for Vietnamese or Iraqis (not that I am comparing the two countries’ agendas)? I can’t…

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