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Yuri Norstein

Born to Jewish parents and raised in a Moscow suburb, Yuri Norstein painted as a hobby and trained as a carpenter before studying animation. He directed his first film in 1968 and made a series of short films notable for their attention to atmosphere and fine detail, using a multiplane camera to create the illusion of three-dimensional depth. His ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Tale of Tales Animation Department
The Battle of Kerzhenets Animation Department
The Overcoat Animation Department


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 2003 Winter Days (Short) (animator)
 1982 Autumn (Short) (animator)
 1982 Olympians (Short) (animator)
 1981 O Sport, You Are Peace! (Documentary) (animator)
 1981 The Overcoat (animator)
 1980 With You I Am Again (Short) (animator)
 1979 The Tale of Tales (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norstein)
 1977 I Am Tlying to You as a Memory... (Short) (animator)
 1976 38 Parrots (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- 38 popugaev (1976) ... (animator - as Yu. Norstein)
 1975 Visiting the Gnomes (Short) (animator)
 1975 Hedgehog in the Fog (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norstein)
 1974 Shapoklyak - The Gibus (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norshteyn)
 1974 The Heron and the Crane (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norstein)
 1973 A Cuckoo-Clock (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1973 Aurora (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1973 Dr. Aibolit and the Barmaley Pirate (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1973 The Fox and the Hare (Short) (animator)
 1972 Cherished Dream (Short) (animator)
 1972/I Mama (Short) (animator)
 1972 New Year Tale (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1972 Dostoyanie respubliki (animator - as Yu. Norshteyn)
 1971 Ball Horse (Short) (animator)
 1971 Cheburashka (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norshteyn)
 1971 General the Bruin (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1971 The Boy and the Ball (Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1971 The Youngest Rain (TV Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1971 The Battle of Kerzhenets (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Letter (Short) (animator)
 1969 Grandmother's Umbrella (Short) (animator)
 1969 Greedy Kuzia Cat (Short) (animator)
 1969 Seasons (Short) (animator)
 1968 A Comedian (Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1968 Look Out, a Pike! (Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1968 The 25th, the First Day (Short) (animator)
 1967 The Legend About the Terrible Giant (Short) (animator)
 1967 The Mitten (Short) (animator - as Yu. Norstein)
 1966 Go There, Don't Know Where (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1966 My Green Crocodile (Short) (animator)
 1965 Boniface's Vacation (Short) (artist - as Yu. Norshteyn)
 1965 How One Peasant Fed Two Generals (Short) (animator - as Yuriy Norshteyn)
 1964 The Lefthander (Short) (animator)
 1963 Mister Twister (Short) (animator)
 1962 Dve skazki (Short) (animator)
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Yu. Norshteyn | Yuriy Norshteyn | Yu. Norstein


Francheska Yarbusova  (2 children)

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