The Birth of Hercules [Рождение Геракла] (1982)

No subtitles, 9 minute short, stop-motion animation

Directed by Yulian Kalisher, Screen writer K. Kedrov for Soyuztelefilm. Intended as first in a series, but no more were made.

Astrological telling of the hero’s birth, focus on the conflict between Hera and Alcmene, and ends with a poem on the greatness of man.



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