over 2 years
Beautiful animation with a groovy 70s score. Story is okay, too.
over 4 years
this movie is stunning, odd, and brilliantly creative. Nothing else like it.
over 4 years
Beautiful animation brings to life a VERY light and generic story.
over 6 years
Surreal, confusing, interesting, wouldn't fly nowadays, too slow
almost 7 years
Psychedelic french animation, allegorical story, beautiful art and music. One of my tops.
Lovely sci-fi animation, captivating story. What if we were the size of ants? Must see.
The story's just there to exercise a style. But WHAT a style. Creepy & beautiful.
over 7 years
great animation, good music and a classic sci-fi story about the nature of human behavior
Fantastic Planet (French: La Planète Sauvage, lit. The Wild Planet) is a 1973 animated science fiction film directed by René Laloux, production designed by Roland Topor, written by both of them and animated at Jiří Trnka Studio. The film was an international production between France and Czechoslovakia and was distributed in the United States by Roger Corman. It won the special jury prize at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival. The story is based on the novel Oms en série, by the French writer Stefan Wul. A working title for the film while it was in development was Sur la planète Ygam (On the Planet Ygam). The film had a total of 809,945 admissions in France.
The film depicts a future in which human beings, known as "Oms" (a word play on the French-language word hommes, meaning men), are creatures on the Draags' home planet, where they are seen as pests and sometimes kept as pets (with collars). The Draags are an alien race which is humanoid in shape but a hundred times larger than humans,...