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La planète sauvage
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Director:
Writers:
Stefan Wul (novel)
Roland Topor (adaptation) ...
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Release Date:
1 December 1973 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Sublime Trip to a Fine New World
Plot:
This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Late Night Classic! See more (97 total) »

Cast

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Jennifer Drake ... Tiwa (voice)
Eric Baugin ... Young Terr (voice)
Jean Topart ... Master Sinh (voice)
Jean Valmont ... Adult Terr - Narrator (voice)
Sylvie Lenoir ... Additional Voices (voice)
Michèle Chahan ... Additional Voices (voice)
Yves Barsacq ... Om (voice)
Hubert de Lapparent ... Additional Voices (voice)
Gérard Hernandez ... Master Taj (voice)
Claude Joseph ... Additional Voices (voice)
Philippe Ogouz ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jacques Ruisseau ... Additional Voices (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Max Amyl ... Additional Voices (voice)
Denis Boileau ... Additional Voices (voice)
Madeleine Clervanne ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Madeleine Clervannes)
William Coryn ... Additional Voices (voice)
Poupy de Monneron ... Additional Voices (voice)
Christian de Tillière ... Additional Voices (voice)
Christian Echelard ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jeanine Forney ... Additional Voices (voice)
Pascal Kominakis ... Additional Voices (voice)
Andre Lambert ... Additional Voices (voice)
Mark Lesser ... Additional Voices (voice)
Serge Netter ... Additional Voices (voice)
Yvette Robin ... Additional Voices (voice)
André Rouyer ... Additional Voices (voice)
Irina Tarassov ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Irina Tarason)
Julien Thomas ... Additional Voices (voice)
Gilbert Vilhon ... Additional Voices (voice)
Paul Villé ... Additional Voices (voice)
Cynthia Adler ... Tiwa (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Barry Bostwick ... Adult Terr - Narrator (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Mark Gruner ... Young Terr (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Nora Heflin ... Additional Voices (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Marvin Miller ... Great Tree Chief / Master Kon (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Monika Ramirez ... Additional Voices (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Hal Smith ... Master Sinh / Old Om / Sorcerer (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Olan Soule ... Master Taj (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Janet Waldo ... Hollow Log Chief / Traag Child (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
René Laloux 
 
Writing credits
Stefan Wul (novel "Oms en série")

Roland Topor (adaptation, scenario and dialogue) and
René Laloux (adaptation, scenario and dialogue)

Produced by
Simon Damiani .... executive producer (as S. Damiani)
Anatole Dauman .... producer
André Valio-Cavaglione .... executive producer (as A. Valio-Cavaglione)
 
Original Music by
Alain Goraguer 
 
Cinematography by
Boris Baromykin 
Lubomir Rejthar 
 
Film Editing by
Hélène Arnal 
Dick Elliott (English version)
Rich Harrison (English version)
Marta Látalová 
 
Production Management
Václav Strnad .... production manager
 
Art Department
Roland Topor .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Jean Guérin .... sound effects
Robert Pouret .... sound
Hélène Tossy .... sound synchronization
 
Animation Department
Jindriska Beberová .... assistant animator
Jindrich Bárta .... animator
Zdena Bártová .... animator
Lidia Cardet .... animation designer
Renáta Celbová .... animation designer
Dana Drábová .... animation designer
Nadezda Dvoráková .... assistant animator
Helena Horálková .... assistant animator
Zuzana Jupová .... assistant animator
Viktorie Kolariková .... animation designer
Eva Kretzerová .... assistant animator
Josef Kábrt .... character graphics
Helena Najdrovská .... animation designer
Katerina Nováková .... assistant animator
Alena Pokorná .... animation designer
Jarmila Rabanová .... animation designer
Helena Rohrauerová .... animation designer
Marcela Schneiderová .... animation designer
Bohumil Sejda .... animator (as Bohumil Sedja)
Zdenek Sob .... animator
Karel Strebl .... animator
Marie Tomasková .... animation designer
Eva Udrzalová .... animation designer
Jirí Vokoun .... animator
Josef Vána .... background artist
Alena Wellnerová .... assistant animator
 
Editorial Department
Hélène Arnal .... editorial supervisor
Marta Látalová .... editorial supervisor
 
Music Department
Claude Pascal .... music editor
 
Other crew
Simon Damiani .... presenter (as S. Damiani)
Marco Mueller .... liner notes: dvd release
André Valio-Cavaglione .... presenter (as A. Valio-Cavaglione)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La planète sauvage" - France (original title)
"The Savage Planet" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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Runtime:
72 min
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Color:
Color | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:G (original rating) | Brazil:16 | Germany:6 | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:PG | UK:A (original rating) | USA:PG (certificate #23843)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Originally, the Draags were to be 12 meters tall, which is the height given in various press descriptions for the movie. They were enlarged considerably for the finished film, and as evidenced by the giant Draag skull in the abandoned park, there could have been even larger ones.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Tiwa notices that Terr has hiccups, a hair appears on the top right corner of the screen.See more »
Quotes:
Draag child 1:It doesn't move.
Draag child 2:What a shame we can't play with her any more.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Laloux sauvage (2010) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
La Cite Des Hommes LibresSee more »

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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Late Night Classic!, 11 October 2002
Author: ganjagogo from NYC

USA Network's Night Flight used to play this imaginative animated Sci-Fi film on Saturday late-nights in the mid-1980's. Bizarre, Eerie, Strange, Creative - Fantastic Planet was one film that I will always remember and still view today as a classic.

It's about two intelligent species living together in a far off planet. One species, The Traags, are well-advanced spiritually and dominate the planet. The other species, The Oms, are divided into two groups: The domesticated Oms, who are basically toys, slaves, or pets to the Traags, and the tribe of wild Oms, who live within the forest. The Traags are giants compared to the tiny Human-like Oms.

The story focuses on one domesticated Om who escapes with a pair of Traag mystical headphones which are used to educate them. He meets up with some wild Oms. Small wars erupt between the Traags and the Oms.

With it's eerie soundtrack, the film gives a weird, psychedelic view of this planet's other alien creatures, bizarre plants, un-earthly weather, strange landscapes, and religious rituals of the Traags and the Oms. It also focuses on the species' mating rituals and how their moon, The Fantastic Planet, plays a part in the Traags existence with it's mystical ending.

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