Dir. Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar (2009).
The Alliance kicks off its eclectic month-long Belgian series with this surreal flick, the first stop-motion animated feature to be an official selection at the Cannes Festival. Nothing if not original, it combines the magic inherent in stop motion with a typically Belgian sense of the absurd, and is largely concerned with three toys—Cowboy, Indian and Horse—who come alive and find themselves involved in zany adventures. The animation is superb.
Tue., March 2, 12:30, 4 & 7:30 p.m., 2010