Heron And The Crane, The

The Heron&The Crane

Norstein’s third feature, The Heron and The Crane is based on a Russian fairy tale. It was approved for distribution after numerous additional clashes with the studio management. Very popular in the former USSR, the film also won many honors abroad.

Russia
10'
1974

Director
Yuri Norstein

Script
R. Kachanov
Yuri Norstein

Cinematography
A. Zhukovsky

Editing
N. Trescheva

Production
Soyuzmultfilm Studio

Music
M. Meyerovich

Awards
Best Animation Frunze Tahran
Best Animation Teheran
First Prize New York
Grand Prize Odense
Special Jury Prize Annecy

Festivals
12th Festival on Wheels
CREATIVE MASTER: YURI NORSTEIN