19 May 2006

Sita Sings the Blues

So, you're a cartoonist/animator and your husband dumps you via email from half a world away. You're feeling rotten. You've also been reading the epic Indian poetry of The Ramayana and going to hear old, torchy Blues singing in a New York nightclub. So what do you do ?

If you're Nina Paley, you create a charming animation of the story from the perspective of a Blues-singing Princess Sita! :)

[via boingboing]

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