Yuri NORSTEIN
Юрий НОРШТЕЙН
Youri NORSTEIN
USSR, 1973, 12mn 
Colour, animation
Lisa i zayats
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Лиса и Заяц

 

 The Fox and the Hare

 Le Renard et le Lièvre

 
Directed by : Yuri NORSTEIN (Юрий НОРШТЕЙН)
 
Cast
Viktor KHOKHRYAKOV (Виктор ХОХРЯКОВ) ...Voix
 
Cinematography : Teodor BUNIMOVICH (Теодор БУНИМОВИЧ)
Production design : Francheska YARBUSOVA (Франческа ЯРБУСОВА)
Music : Mikhail MEEROVICH (Михаил МЕЕРОВИЧ)
Animation : Yuri NORSTEIN (Юрий НОРШТЕЙН)
Companies : Soyouzdetfilm
 

Plot synopsis
After her ice palace melts in the spring thaw the fox commandeers the hare’s house, leaving him homeless. The hare’s crying brings helpers to him in the form of the big grey wolf, Misha Bear and the bull; yet all are scared off by the fox’s temper, leaving the hare more and more crestfallen as he wallows in memories of living in his cozy little home.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2016
- Kawamoto - Norstein : Le marionnettiste et le peintre-animateur au Forum des Images, Paris (France), 2012
- Great Cartoon Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2008

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