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DVD006279

Fantastic Planet

Laloux, René. France, Czechoslovakia. 1973.

Title:
Fantastic Planet
Alternate Title:
La planète sauvage; Divoká Planeta
Director:
Laloux, René
Production Co:
Les Films Armorial; Service de Recherche ORTF; Ceskoslovensky Filmexport
Country:
France, Czechoslovakia
Year:
1973
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2016
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   72 minutes.   color.   sound - monaural.   widescreen
Language:
French language with English subtitles, optional English dubbed audio
Genre:
Animation, Sci Fi
Notes:
2K digital restoration. On the distant planet of Ygam, enslaved humans (Oms) are the playthings of Draags, the giant blue native inhabitants. After Terr, kept as a pet since infancy, escapes from his gigantic child captor, he is swept up by a band of radical fellow Oms and into revolution. Cutout animation by Roland Topor, jazz score by Alain Goraguer. A Cannes-awarded counterculture statement against conformity and violence. Supplemental materials include: short films LES TEMPS MORTS (Laloux and Topor,1965), LES ESCARGOTS (Laloux and Topor,1966); documentary LALOUX SAUVAGE (1999); 1974 television episode ITALIQUES on Topor’s work; interview with Topor; essay by critic Michael Brooke.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In