Skip to main content

Egg

France, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Animation)

Director: Pierre Bouchon, Jose Miguel Ribreiro

A humorous model animation where a fried egg becomes aware of its own mortality. As it attempts to fend off the threatening spatula, where bribery, threats and egg-agility are to no avail, the egg finally takes a desperate measure. An everyday egg tragedy enacted within one and a half minutes in a frying pan .

See also...

Bad Weather for Flies

A wicked commentary on one man's bizarre per­ceptions of cultural and national identity in which live-action is substituted as a metaphor for animation. ... More »

Love, Passion and Love

A puppet animation in which dolls are used to parody American sitcom television. Presented in three parts, the antics of the dolls are linked by a black Shakespearian character (perhaps Othello or a ... More »

Minotaur's Dance

A minotaur lives in his labyrinth, his time spent praying and drinking. Unable to cope with his isolation any longer he leaves his seclusion to seek forbidden pleasures, but, obtaining what he ... More »

Palmipedarium

Simon lives in the country with his duck-hunting parents, so when he discovers a strange, duck-like creature he must decide what to do with it. Simple but stylish 3D animation lends depth this ... More »

Like Rabbits Sticky Ends chap 2

People come to the fair ground for all types of fun, but the bad-luck spreading, melancholic fish-headed man puts an end to that. ... D Osman Cerfon P Franck Ekinci, Camille Serceau S Osman Cerfon ... More »

Barking Island

An elegant animation that shows that for the dogs of Constantinople, 1910 was a very bad year. Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director