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Etiuda&Anima

24. Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy
21 - 26. 11. 2017

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Hitler’s folly

15.10.2016

A satirical reimagining of the life and dreams of the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. The film explores Hitler’s unfulfilled animation career, involving creating a Disneyland-like place called Nazi-land.

Riffing on Adolf Hitler’s early efforts to become a painter, plus a report that the Führer had loved Disney’s “Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs”, this dire mockumentary purports to tell the secret history of the Nazi regime, with World War II more or less an afterthought to Hitler’s passion project: a four-hour, animated “Die Nibelungen” starring a cartoon duck.

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“Hitler’s Folly” explores what might have happened if Adolf Hitler’s art career had been more successful and instead of becoming an evil dictator, he was inspired to become an animator like Walt Disney.

Bill Plympton is an American animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, and filmmaker best known for his 1987 Academy Award-nominated animated short “Your Face”. Plympton had created over 40 animated short films and six animated features. He has also published a comic book “The Sleazy Cartoons of Bill Plympton”.

Dir., script by: Bill Plympton, occur.:  Dana Ashbrook, Eden S. Bales, Catherine Branscome, USA 2016, 67’