This week, I just received UK author Clare Kitson's new book, Yuri Norstein and Tale of Tales: An Animator's Journey. To my knowledge, it's the. Directed by Yuri Norstein. With Aleksandr Lyudmila Petrushevskaya (as L. Petrushevskaya), Yuri Norstein (as Yu. Norstein) .. Tale of Tales See more». Widely acclaimed as the best animated film of all time, Tale of Tales is a poetic amalgam of Yuri Norstein's memories of his past and hopes and fears for the. Tale of Tales is a Soviet/Russian animated film directed by Yuri Norstein and produced by the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow. It has won numerous. Yuri Norstein, whose film Tale of Tales is the focus of this paper, is a the film (or Norstein) is Clare Kitson's Yuri Norstein and Tale of Tales: An. Skazka Skazok (Tale of Tales) is a minute animated short film, considered the masterpiece of influential Russian animator Yuri Norstein. Told in a. Tale of Tales has been called the greatest animated film ever. It was made in Soviet Russia by Yuri Norstein, who was not allowed to travel to.