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Fantastic Planet (1973)
"La planète sauvage" (original title)

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This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Drake ...
Tiwa (voice)
Eric Baugin ...
Terr (voice)
Jean Topart ...
Maître Sinh (voice)
Jean Valmont ...
Sylvie Lenoir ...
(voice)
Michèle Chahan ...
(voice)
Yves Barsacq ...
(voice)
Hubert de Lapparent ...
Voice (voice)
Gérard Hernandez ...
(voice)
Claude Joseph ...
(voice)
Philippe Ogouz ...
(voice)
Jacques Ruisseau ...
(voice)
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Storyline

Slaves and masters dominate the narrative of the faraway world of Ygam. Set around the lifespan of Ter, a minute human shaped Om slave, and pet, of the giant blue alien Draags. Escaping into the wilderness and with a devise used for intellectual advancement of the Draags, Ter finds refuge and support from fellow Om's and using the learning tool, he finds that knowledge is power and then sets to use the new found knowledge to revolt against the Draag masters... Written by muddy

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planet | giant | slave | revolt | metaphor | See All (27) »

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A Sublime Trip to a Fine New World


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1 December 1973 (USA)  »

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Fantastic Planet  »

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The animation was started in Prague but had to be moved to Paris to avoid interference by the Communist authorities who were in power at the time. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: After a while, I lost my intimacy with Tiwa. As she grew up, she gave up her playthings.
Narrator: Deprived of lessons, I decided to run away.
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Referenced in Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001 (2007) See more »

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Fascinating...
3 August 1999 | by (Travis Air Force Base, CA) – See all my reviews

This film is an absolute marvel. I saw this film as a child, and was instantly mesmerized with the entire concept. Fans of dark animation will hopefully love it as did I. Eerie settings, strange creatures, and an equally hypnotic score all lend themselves to the masterpiece that is La Planete Sauvage.


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