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Monkey's Teeth (1961)

Les dents du singe (original title)
An animated film whose storyline was created by patients in a French mental health clinic. A dentist steals the teeth of poorer patients for rich clientèle until a monkey magician elicits revenge.

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René Laloux
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An animated film whose storyline was created by patients in a French mental health clinic. A dentist steals the teeth of poorer patients for rich clientèle until a monkey magician elicits revenge.

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French

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October 1961 (West Germany) See more »

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Los dientes del mono See more »

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Mono
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I think that this was pretty good.

This was the first work of the french animator René Laloux( director of animated films like "Fantastic Planet" "Time Masters" and "Gandahar") Like his other works, this short has a strange story and strange visuals as well. However, it still was pretty interesting to watch, mostly because Laloux manages to create a fascinating and a unique world, even with very little resources.

Apparently, Laloux made this short as part of a experiment with patients of a psychiatric institution (This fact will explain a lot of things) Still, I think this is a fascinating, unusual animation, very much like the other works of René Laloux.


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