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World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature edition 5 to 10 June 2017
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature edition 5 to 10 June 2017
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Fritz the Cat / Fritz the Cat

Comics in Features: Fritz the Cat

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Fritz the Cat / Fritz the Cat


Ralph Bakshi

United States / 1972 / 78' 0''



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Tuesday, 06. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 20:00 h
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Friday, 09. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 22:00 h


Synopsis


A trippy, anti-establishment animation which still shocks forty years after its making. This subversive counter-culture feature marks Ralph Bakshi's directing debut. Based on Robert Crumb's underground comics from the 60s, this film remains the most commercially successful independent animated feature ever made. It famously has the distinction of being the first animated film to be given an X-rating, due to its political content, sexual imagery and depiction of drug use.

Ralph Bakshi


Ralph Bakshi (1938) is a sometimes controversial award-winning animator, known for Fritz the Cat (1972), Heavy Traffic (1973), Coonskin (1975), Wizards (1977), The Lord of the Rings (1978), Fire and Ice (1983), and Cool World (1992). He directed the fondly-remembered animated Spider-Man television series of 1968-1970.

 

Director

Ralph Bakshi


Production

Aurica Finance Company; Black Ink; Fritz Productions; Steve Krantz Productions


Screenplay

Ralph Bakshi (prema stripu / based on comic book by Robert Crumb)


Music

Ed Bogas, Ray Shanklin


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Comics in Features: Fritz the Cat