A little negro called Badabou lived in a village deep in the forest and all the wild beasts were his friends. What happened when he decided to visit Paris with his retinue of animals is told in the film.
Two children are transported into the colourful world of 19th century lithographs. Their adventures there and their final awakening in the modern age are symbolised by the style and colouring used by ... More »
The work of Peter Breughel, the Elder, not only reflects life in a Flemish village but also the struggle of the people against the Spanish oppressors, as depicted in the "Massacre of the Innocents". ... More »
Brassai has written of it: "This is not a zoo film . . . perhaps I have taken the animals and used them as dancers in a ballet; a musical ballet; perhaps closer to animated design than a documentary." More »