The iconic short film directed by legendary Yuri Norstein, one of the most influential pieces of animation in the world. According to the Washington Post, 'He (Norstein) is considered by many to be not just the best animator of his era, but the best of all time'. Made in a unique stop-motion technique, this philosophical film has more than 35 local and international awards. Master Hayao Miyazaki mentions Hedgehog among his most beloved animation films. On top of that, in 2003 it was ranked number one at The Laputa Animation Festival where 140 animators from around the world voted for the best animated films of all time.