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Essence of Terror

Australia, (MIFF 1998, Animagic)

Director: Sophie Raymond

This nightmarish animated vision should he required viewing for all children as a warning of the dangers of playing with anything in the medicine cabinet and of growing up too soon.

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USA, 1997
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MONDO PLYMPTON

USA, 1997
Mondo Plympton is a fantastic journey through the strange brain of off-the-wall animator Bill Plympton, featuring his classic shorts, rare excerpts, plus brand new work and stories from his animated … More »

PERFECT BLUE

Japan, 1997
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JUNGLE EMPEROR LEO

Japan, 1998
Jungle Taitei is based on Tezuka Osamu's original manga (which commenced in 1950), which describes the lives and adventures of the African jungle emperor, Panja, and his mate Eliza. The series' main … More »

BLACK JACK

Japan, 1997
Black Jack is the long-awaited feature-length animation of Tezuka Osamu's (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion) classic comic book of the same name. When a group of mysterious 'superhumans' suddenly come… More »

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