aka Le planète sauvage First screened in May 2013
Director: René Laloux. Animated. Voice Cast: Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart, Jean Valmont, Yves Barsacq, Michèle Chahan, Hubert de Lapparent, Gérard Hernandez, Claude Joseph, Sylvie Lenoir, Philippe Ogouz, Jacques Ruisseau. Screenplay: Roland Topor and René Laloux (based on the novel by Stefan Wul). Twitter Capsule:
Distinctive cult fave among animators but winds up on wrong side of nifty/kitschy border. End is quite something.
Whatever its drawbacks, an eye-opener to those who think Robin Hood embodies the state of animation in 1973. An influential semi-crossover. Ideas about power and gender worth probing.