Yuri Norstein

Yuri Norstein

Director

Yuri Norstein is a Russian animator. He was born in 1941 in Penza Oblast and raised in Moscow. He is best known for his animation shorts. The most loved and famous of these is Hedgehog in the Fog, which is considered a classic in Russia and a favourite of adults and children around the world. Critics have lauded another of his films, Tale of Tales (1978) as one of the greatest animations ever made.

Films