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Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

UK, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Animation)

Director: Phil Mulloy

A previous MFF Winner of Best Animation (Pos­session, 1992) the prolific Phil Mulloy (of Cowboys and Ten Commandments fame) has created yet another bieak, disturbing parable to unsettle our hearts. A calm ironic voice informs us that with the collapse of international capitalism NASAs space program was in ruins and nar­rates the story of what happens to stranded astronauts Tex and Mary-Lou, who have no chance of returning to Earth but are travelling deeper and deeper into space. A bold graphic style delineates a tragic story via pen and ink drawings with economic use of animation."There is, however, a happy ending..."

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