The Little Matchgirl is a short based on the Hans Christian Andersen story that was released in 2006 as a bonus feature on the Platinum release of The Little Mermaid that was intended for a third Fantasia film. It is set to Alexander Borodin's "Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2 in D Major".
Set in Russia, The Little Matchgirl tells the story of an unnamed girl as she tries to make it through a harsh Russian winter, with match’s with her only way to make money. She later uses all of her match’s to make her happy. At the end, a woman (maybe adopts) her.
The spirit of her grandmother carrying the matchgirl into the afterlife.