To the sound of trumpets, a collection of pulverised antique bric-a-brac begins to reassemble itself, revealing a stuffed owl, a cornet, a hamper, books, a doll, a plate - and a bomb...

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To the sound of trumpets, a collection of pulverised antique bric-a-brac begins to reassemble itself, revealing a stuffed owl, a cornet, a hamper, books, a doll, a plate - and a bomb... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Renaissance (1963)

*** (out of 4)

Another strange but surreal animated film from Borowczyk starts off in the dark when it quickly turns to light and we see what appears to be a room with nothing but destroyed items in it. Soon the items begin to morph themselves back to what they originally were. Here's another winner from the director who brings his strange but imaginative views to the animation world. Having seen a number of his softcore flicks I can't believe some would rather watch those lazy films when it's obvious the director had a great mind to work with. This movie is really a lot of fun because it allows the viewer to try and guess what items are being formed while all the visuals are going on. I must admit that I didn't guess a single one but the greatest scene for me is when the screen goes black and we see some sort of drawing, which really isn't a drawing as it turns out to reveal something else.


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