World Animation

Fantastic Planet

Directed by René Laloux

France, 1973, 1h 22min, 35mm, In French with English subtitles.

World Animation

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

This psychedelic French-Czech co-production, based on a story by French surrealist Roland Topor, tells the allegorical tale of a planet where a race of giants enslaves and oppresses its normal-sized neighbors, until the smaller people discover a novel way to fight back. Recently restored by Janus Films.

This feature will be preceded by René Laloux’s 10 minute short THE SNAILS.

 

*** Please Note: the 5:30 PM screening on Saturday, July 15 will be DCP format instead of 35mm, featuring the same Janus Films restoration. ***

 

Available at the AFS Cinema box office: 1.5″ soft enamel pins (blue dye metal with 4 color fill and 2 butterfly clutches) from PSA Press! 

 

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