How did the best cartoon of all time "Hedgehog in the Fog"
• How did the best cartoon of all time "Hedgehog in the Fog"
At the international festival "Laputa" Tokyo cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog" it was officially named the best animated film of all time and won the first prize of 150 works. Second place went to Cartoon - "The Tale of fairy tales". The author of these works the artist and director of animated films, Yuri Norstein September 15 was 75 years old.
Yuri Norstein born September 15, 1941 in the village of Andreyevka Penza region, where his parents were in the evacuation. After high school, he graduated from the 2-year course of multipliers and began working at the studio "Sozyumultfilm" in 1961. His debut work was the cartoon "25 October, the First Day," which he directed together with Arkady Tyurin.
In 1964 Norshtein draw the fleas dance for the animated film "Lefty". For him, this work has become a landmark also because at that time he met Francesca Francheska Yarbusova, who became his wife and a real ally.
Hedgehog tears of the
Not everyone knows that he created Norshtein composition frame sketches and sketches, and was engaged in rendering his wife - artist Francesca Francheska Yarbusova. At the hedgehog from the famous cartoon special story.
The writer Lyudmila Petrushevskaya (author of the cartoon script "Tale of Tales") in his memoirs wrote that the hedgehog - a replica of her profile. And indeed something in common there - tousled hair and a snub nose writer really resemble a hedgehog. But the Norshtein dispelled this rumor: "Nonsense. Hedgehog is very difficult to draw. These hedgehogs passed on the animated screen more than one hundred, and break through the system and find her was difficult. Francesca did a lot of sketches, and once we got to the white-hot. I shouted: "He is to appear for a split second - and print! The profile must be absolutely clear, clear! "And now, after all these terrible screams, heart drops suddenly she sat down and drew."
is sad, enigmatic masterpiece
Cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog" was released in rent in 1975. The basis of his script was based on the fairy tale by Sergei Kozlov, and voiced cartoon famous actors: Vyacheslav Innocent (Bear), Alexei Batalov (narrator) and Maria Vinogradova (Hedgehog).
Today it's hard to believe, but "Hedgehog in the Fog" barely made it to the rental. It simply did not believe, and released only to the small screen cinema "Russia". No one could not have imagined that the cartoon will be for 14 months to collect notices.
A cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog" in spite of such utter an easy sadness, became an absolute hit with children and adults. Kids attracted interesting characters and unusual animation with a mysterious storyline. For them it was a good tale about friends. And adults seen in the cartoon allegorical philosophy. In it, and space, and the flicker of nature, and a lot of character. "Hedgehog in the Fog" - a sort of Russian Zen parable about a way of understanding the world through the waiver of cognition. Remember, talking fish, a revelation in the form of a horse, a tree of life. Hope for a miracle that does not die even in the darkness. After all it's about all of us.
In honor of the anniversary in Moscow gallery Altmans Gallery opened an exhibition "The artist paints the film. Francheska Yarbusova and Norshtein", which presents sketches for cartoon director made his wife, the artist Francesca Francheska Yarbusova.
The exhibition presents more than 30 works - most of them are sketches for cartoons Norstein "The Fox and the Hare," "The Heron and the Crane", "Hedgehog in the Fog" and "Tale of Tales". Visitors will learn how favorite characters came: hedgehog, bear, horse, spinning and others. During the exhibition can be seen working sketches and storyboards for films. During the month in Altmans Gallery will be exhibited sketches and models that recreate the familiar images of all your favorite movies. The exhibition takes place in the gallery of the first names in the Altmans Gallery TDC "Novinsky" from September 15 to October 9, 2016.
By the way, when asked about the most Norstein cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog", he says: "It is better in a glass of port wine than the" Hedgehog in the Fog ".