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Homo Sapiens

Romania, 1959 (MIFF 1961, Programme 14)

Director: Ion Popescu Gopo

In cartoon form and without any deference to science, pro-historic man is satirically shown progressing from rubbing flints to splitting the atom.

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Galathea

Romania, 1957
The love story of a youth, who inspired old mythological legend, succeeds in a statue. ... More »

The Seven Arts

Romania, 1958
A cartoon review of the evolution of ideas. Man invents the seven arts - drawing and sculpture, architecture, theatre, literature, dance, music, and cinema. ... More »

Short History

Romania, 1957
In the beginning, there was the Sun, handsome with features composes of the present planets. The Sun's nose was the Earth which, being wet, gave the sun a cold. A cataclysmic sneeze - and all the fea… More »

I + I = I

Romania, 1970
The Everyman hero of Ion Popescu Gopo's many cartoon films, is bent on solving some mathematical problems, but he is side-tracked by fantasies… ... More »

How to Marry a Princess

Romania, 1959
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful princess. Suitors travelled from near and far to seek her hand in marriage, but she would have none of them, for her heart was won by a shepherd. One night t… More »

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