The center of this movie is the ancient story of Sita from the Ramayana. Sita, the wife of the divine Rama, is abducted by evil forces and undergoes many trials. The movie also follows a modern day relationship and the attempts of several narrators to accurately remember the events of the Ramayana. Paley playfully mixes media and styles of art creating a unique movie that feels intuitively connected and universal.
The film is completely animated and completely grown-up in its perspective.
An international Czech and French production that won a special jury prize at the Cannes film festival. It is a science fiction film about giants who treat ordinary sized humans as pets and the eventual revolt of the small humans. The film is famous for its surreal imagery.
The French animated film adaptation of Marjan Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel about coming of age during the Iranian revolution. The film manages to showcase innovative animation and recreate Satrapi's unique, hand drawn art style.