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Tsaplia i jouravl'

Tsaplia i jouravl'
The Heron and the Crane

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The heron wants to marry the stork. The stork is willing. But each one refuses the advances of the other. Their banter continues in stalemate against a backdrop of ruins overrun by vegetation.

Award in Annecy

  • Special Jury Award (1975)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Tsaplia i jouravl'

    Directed by: Youri NORSTEIN

    Country: Russia

    Year of production: 1974

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: cut-outs , drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Youri NORSTEIN


    Distribution: ARKEION FILMS

    Based on: Conte populaire russe

    Artistic direction: Iouri Norstein

    Script: Iouri Norstein, Roman Katchanov

    Graphics: Francesca Iarboussova

    Sets: Francesca Iarboussova

    Animation: Iouri Norstein

    Camera: Alexandre Joukovski

    Music: Mikhaïl Meierovitch

    Sound: Boris Filtchikov

    Editing: Nadejda Trechtchiova

    Voice: Inokenti Smoktounovski