The complete works of Yuri Norstein

Features animated shorts by Russian animator Yuri Norstein, including his first film, 25th : the first day, about the first day of the October Revolution, which combines poetry by Mayakovsky and music by Shostakovich with images and motifs inspired by the art of a number of Russia's leading ava...

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Corporate Authors: Kino-studii͡a "Soi͡uzmulʹtfilʹm" (Soviet Union) Jove Films (Firm)
Other Authors: Norshteĭn, I͡Uriĭ, 1941- (Director)
Format: Video DVD
Language:Russian
English
Published:[Studio City, Calif.] : Films by Jove, [2005], ©2005.
Series:Masters of Russian animation.
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Summary:Features animated shorts by Russian animator Yuri Norstein, including his first film, 25th : the first day, about the first day of the October Revolution, which combines poetry by Mayakovsky and music by Shostakovich with images and motifs inspired by the art of a number of Russia's leading avant-garde and post-revolutionary artists. Includes Battle of Kerjenets, which is based on a legendary Russian battle and features frescoes, icons, and Rimsky-Korsakov music, and several animated shorts based on Russian folk tales. Also presents Tale of tales, which weaves threads of realism and nostalgia around a popular Russian lullaby, Pablo Picasso's minotaur, and images of the lost glories of Alexander Pushkin and the golden age of Russian literature.
Item Description:Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion pictures in 1968, 1971, 1974, 1975, and 1978.
Dolby digital.
Special features include: documentary on Yuri Norstein.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD.
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