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Broken Down Film (1985)

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A cowboy seeks to rescue, then woo, a damsel in distress. But he is constantly thwarted by the scratches, breaks, and other imperfections present in the film print itself.

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A cowboy seeks to rescue, then woo, a damsel in distress. But he is constantly thwarted by the scratches, breaks, and other imperfections present in the film print itself.

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An Homage to Tex Avery?
13 December 2001 | by (Kyoto, Japan) – See all my reviews

Tex Avery and others used to toss in gags like this once in a while, but Tezuka takes the premise to a hilarious extreme. Tezuka did plenty of hack work for television, and plenty of mediocre feature-length works, but he really poured his heart into his experimental shorts, and this is one of the best. It really is a joy to watch.


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