This Unnameable Little Broom (1985) Theatrical Cartoon

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This Unnameable Little Broom

Alternate Title: Epic Of Gilgamesh

This Unnameable Little Broom (Epic Of Gilgamesh , Little Songs Of The Chief Officer Of Hunar Louse Tableau II) (1985) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Atelier Koninck
  • Distributed by: British Film Institute
  • Cartoon Characters: Tricycle-Riding Puppet, Bird-Man, Cricket.
  • Directed By Stephen Quaij, Timothy Quaij.
  • Produced By Keith Griffiths.
  • Animated By Stephen Quaij, Timothy Quaij.
  • Music: R. Walter.
  • Editor: Keith Griffiths.
  • Originally Released in December of 1985 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 11 minutes.
  • Color
  • United Kingdom  United Kingdom

Cartoon Summary:

A macabre tale with a theatrical mise-en-scÍne peopled with grotesque models, and where savage, vindictive machines whirr, slice and decapitate and imprison the unwary. It has the cold articulation of malignancy and evil commonly associated with the horrific...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Titles: "Epic Of Gilgamesh" and "Little Songs Of The Chief Officer Of Hunar Louse (Being A Largely Disguised Reduction Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh) Tableau II."

Based on the "Epic of Gilgamesh." Made for television, this animation was originally conceived as the pilot for a series, which never materialized due to lack of funding. It was then shown theatrically. The Quay Brothers, in an interview: "The...  (more)

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