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quietearth [Celluloid 04.12.10] Israel movie trailer news scifi



We've been greatly looking forward to this Lem adaptation from Ari Folman, the man behind the animated documentary Waltz With Bashir, and now there's some footage available which looks fantastic. About overpopulation and looking heavily post apocalyptic (although I haven't read it so I'm assuming it's dystopic) this is going to be one for us all to watch.

Here's a plot summary of the book:
Ijon Tichy is a delegate to the Eighth Futurological Congress. In a Third World resort hotel, Tichy and his fellow academics are suddenly jarred by a revolution. In an attempt to control the revolutionaries, the ruling junta releases "benignimizers" into the water system. Rendered into gibbering but harmless fools, the scientists get in the way of the death squads; Tichy is so critically wounded that he is frozen to await a future cure. When he awakens in 2039, he finds a future far exceeding his wildest imaginings.

Footage after the break.



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agentorange (9 years ago) Reply

Insane! I love the look of this. Reminds me less of Bashir and more of René Laloux's stuff.

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Jonas (9 years ago) Reply

Oooh, that's some beautiful animation.


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