On the distant planet Ygam, enslaved humans called Oms are the playthings of giant blue native inhabitants, the Draags. Terr, kept as a pet since infancy, escapes from his gigantic child captor and is swept up by a band of radical fellow Oms, who are resisting the Draags’ oppression and violence.
René Laloux’s beloved fantasia is a shimmering treasure in the canon of science-fiction cinema. Cosmic landscapes populated by strange, otherworldly creatures—thanks to the distinct cut-out animations of Roland Topor—and set to an ice-cool psychedelic jazz score: The results are out of this world.
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Mamoru Oshii, 2004, Japan
Bong Joon-ho, 2006, South Korea
Chris Marker, 1962, France
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986, Sweden
Ari Folman, 2008, Israel
William Klein, 1968, France
Michael Haneke, 2003, Austria
Fritz Lang, 1927, Germany