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, 1995, Japan
Mamoru Oshii, 2004, Japan
Kinji Fukasaku, 2000, Japan
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979, Soviet Union
Terry Gilliam, 1985, United Kingdom
Chris Marker, 1962, France
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986, Sweden
Ari Folman, 2008, Israel