My interest to mathematical intuition and subconscious mental work in mathematics leads me to discuss, in my main blog, method acting (or Stanislavski System as it is known in Russia). Here, I place only a brief comment that method acting is possible in animated film; the animation artist plays her character, and the degree of immersion in the character could go beyond what can be achieved in conventional cinema. However, so far this happened only in Overcoat, still unfinished film by Yuri Norstein and Franceska Yarbusova. Here is Yarbusova’s sketch for the film:

Norstein’s Tale of Tales has to be included in any list of 10 best films of world cinema ever:


The character of Little Wolfy was created by Yarbusova.