Heron and Crane

Posted on: March 31, 2007 | Views: 0 | Comment

This clip from 1974 short film directed by Yuri Norstein is based on a folk tale. It is a meticulous ink drawn piece with a memorable moral, about two birds who keep changing their minds about mating.

This film is 12 min. long and can be watched in its entirety on the Masters Of Russian Animation DVD set - an extraordinary collection of Russia's most important animated short films by Russia's world renowned directors.  

heron • animation • mass • soviet • moral • love • mating • 70s • norstein • ink • bird • identity