Cartoons for adults have never been big in Poland and I doubt they ever will, as long as people understand "adult" as boobs and swear words only.
Jez Jerzy offers cartoon boobs, cartoon violence and toilet jokes. The style of animation corresponds to the original comic books in which the character appeared and it is absolutely unique, you don't see much of similar stuff in animated pictures at all.
The movie makes an attempt at a social satire. The characters come from the margins and from the public life. We learn a little about how media create heroes, villains, stars and politicians. And that skinheads are in fact very insecure boys. And that an old hooker can have a kind heart. But that's about it.
I believe the weakest point of the movie is the plot or the apparent lack of it. At the beginning we learn that a talking hedgehog has an affair with a married woman and he's apparently good at using a skateboard for self-defense. No more than that as long as you haven't read the comic books or interviews with the voice actors. For one reason or another a crazy scientist wants to use the hedgehog's DNA to create a clone. The entire movie is devoted to various characters intending to catch/hurt/kill/eat/have sex with Jez Jerzy and/or his "evil" clone (in fact both are rude and out of control).
It is a funny visual experience, a colorful caricature of the city (Warsaw). However, if you are looking for a sophisticated film experience with an interesting plot and multi-layered meanings, then it's not the right movie for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for cartoon boobs and farts, it is the right movie.
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