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World Festival of Animated Film /
feature film edition 2 - 7 June 2009
World Festival of Animated Film / feature film edition 2 - 7 June 2009
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Idiots & Angels / Idiots & Angels

Grand Competition

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Idiots & Angels / Idiots & Angels


Bill Plympton

United States / 2008 / 78' 0''



Projections


Wednesday, 03. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 20:30 h
Thursday, 04. 06.,
Cineplexx Centar Kaptol, Hall 3, 21:00 h


Synopsis


Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out at his local bar, berating the other patrons. One day, Angel mysteriously wakes up with a pair of wings on his back. The wings make him do good deeds, contrary to his nature. He desperately tries to rid himself of the good wings, but eventually finds himself fighting those who view the wings as their ticket to fame and fortune.

Bill Plympton


Bill Plympton is considered the King of Indie Animation, and is the first person to hand-draw an entire animated feature film. Bill moved to New York City in 1968 and began his career creating cartoons for publications such as New York Times, National Lampoon, Playboy and Screw. In 1987, he was nominated for an Oscar for his animated short Your Face. In 2005, Bill received another Oscar nomination, this time for his short Guard Dog. Push Comes to Shove won the prestigious Cannes 1991 Palme d'Or; and in 2001, another short film, Eat, won the Grand Prize for Short Films in Cannes Critics' Week. After producing many shorts that appeared on MTV and Spike and Mike's, he turned his talent to feature films. Since 1991, he's made twelve feature films.

 

Director

Bill Plympton


Production

Bill Plympton Studio


Screenplay

Bill Plympton


Sound

Greg Sextro


Music

Hank Bones, Nicole Renaud, Corey Jackson, Rachelle Garniez, Didier Carmier, 3 Leg Torso, Tom Waits, Pink Martini


categories

Grand Competition