mister X takes a riff/analytic look at one of his favorite sci-fi oddball allegories-René Laloux’s FANTASTIC PLANET
February 16, 2017
PROJECTION BOOTH – FANTASTIC PLANET
Episode 306: Fantastic Planet (1973)
Vincenzo Natali and Jeffrey Babcock join Mike to look at the 1973 film from René Laloux, Fantastic Planet.Also known as La Planète Sauvage, this animated film was based on a book by Stefan Wul called Oms en série with visuals designed by Roland Topor of the Panic Movement. The film tells the tale of a world where humans exist as pets and pestilence to the Draags, 39 feet high blue-skinned creatures who enjoy meditation.