About

Skazka Skazok (Tale of Tales) is a 27-minute animated short film, considered the masterpiece of influential Russian animator Yuri Norstein. Told in a non-narrative style by free association, the film employs various techniques including puppets, cut-outs, and traditional cell animation. Using classical music and '30s jazz tunes instead of dialogue.

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Directed by

Yuri Norstein

Written by

Yuri Norstein (Screenplay)
Lyudmila Petrushevskaya (Writer)
Natalya Abramova (Script Editor)

Runtime

29 minutes

Country

Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

fairy short film

Lists

#518 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?