Slaves and masters dominate the narrative of the faraway world of Ygam. Set around the lifespan of Terr, a minute human shaped Om slave, and pet, of the giant blue alien Draags. Escaping into the wilderness and with a device used for intellectual advancement of the Draags, Terr finds refuge and support from fellow Oms 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...
Winner Grand Prix Cannes Film Festival 1973
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Did You Know?
did not spend time on the animation work of La planète sauvage due to its exceedingly lengthy process in Czechoslovakia, a total of five years. See more
When the Oms pass by the whip-like plants as they cross the desert, at times the plants moving in the background overlap the ones in the foreground. See more
Draag child 1
It doesn't move.
Draag child 2
What a shame we can't play with her any more.
The Italian version dubs baby Terr's whimpering when Tiwa first takes him home and gives him a collar. See more
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Les Hommes - La Grande Co-Existence
Written and Performed by Alain Goraguer
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