+23: Yuri Norstein's Despised Masterpiece
How a master animator made a classic for 'Good Night, Little Ones!'
Happy Thursday! In this issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter, we’re headed back to the turn of the 21st century. Our subject is Yuri Norstein, the most admired animator that Russia’s ever produced.
The fall of the USSR threw Russia into chaos. Norstein was lost in a market economy he’d never known, in an unst…