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Skazka Skazok

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Skazka Skazok (Tale of Tales) is a 27-minute animated short film, considered the masterpiece of influential Russian animator Yuri Norstein. Told in a non-narrative style by free association, the film employs various techniques including puppets, cut-outs, and traditional cell animation. Using classical music and '30s jazz tunes instead of dialogue, it's a mood piece based on the Russian lullaby roughly translated, "Go to sleep, or the little wolf will carry you away into the woods." The little wolf is...more

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