Fantastic Planet

Fantastic PlanetOriginal poster design // Edwin Mingard
Prints // shop

On the distant planet of Ygam, human-like Oms are kept as the domesticated and illiterate playthings of native blue-skinned giants called Draags. The hierarchy is challenged though when Terr, an Om kept as a pet all his life, becomes educated thanks to his child captor’s very own learning device, and manages to escape enslavement. Finding a group of like-minded Oms resisting Draag oppression, he begins to organise a rebellion…

René Laloux, France 1973, PG, 72mins

“Grotesque yet graceful, it’s a hallucinatory vision quite unlike everything you’ve ever seen”
SFX Magazine

“A patchwork of cutouts from Soviet tech and science magazines pinned into druggy tableaux, with a genuine sense of placid terror to give teeth to its planar allegories”

“Surreal and wonderful in a way not often seen from Europe”

“Eerie, surreal and a welcome respite from Disney-style animation”
TV Guide’s Movie Guide

“Extraordinary animated feature”

Where: Deptford Cinema, 39 Deptford Broadway, SE8 4PQ
When: Saturday 21st March 2015, 7pm
Tickets: £4 advance, £5 door
Event page: Join us on Facebook


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