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?
The entire animation team was composed of women. In fact, they are credited as "Animatrices" (feminine form of "animator" in French) in the end credits. See more
In one of the shots showing the Om city, one of the Oms walking in the background blinks out of existence for a couple frames. See more
After a while, I lost my intimacy with Tiwa. As she grew up, she gave up her playthings.
Deprived of lessons, I decided to run away.
Referenced in Rudora no hihou
Written and Performed by 'Alain Goraguer' Et Son Orchestre See more