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Hedgehog in the Fog

Animated Film
Soviet Union
11 minutes
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Yurij Norshtejn
Mikhail Meerovich
Aleksandr Zhukovskij
Yurij Norshtejn
Sergej Kozlov, Yurij Norshtejn
Vyacheslav Nevinnyj, Mariya Vinogradova
“From this whole nature with its inward birth I have studied and learned my philosophy, astrology and theology, and not from or through man.” Jakob Böhme

In this masterpiece of Russian animation, a hedgehog makes a beautiful journey to nature. The hedgehog appears like an icon, like a light in the night. The Russian-Orthodox Church was influenced by Böhme as early as the 18th century.

Mait Laas

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