Films By Bill Plympton

Black comic "instructional guide", with 25 step-by-step examples of how each method works. ... Read more
Satirist Jules Feiffer makes a pungent comment of the US arms race and ... military build up. ... Read more
"Inherently absurd and bewilderingly surreal … this is a sweet and unforgettable piece of animation." – Criterion Cast ... Ella is a beautiful woman who is blissfully married to the muscle-ridden Jake. But when Jake is presented with falsified evidence that Ella is cheating on him, he leaves her. What follows is a series of mutual retaliations with fantastical twists, as the two take surreal reven... Read more
The bittersweet story of the ill-fated romance between the tragic hero - a line - and his model. ... Read more
What hidden dangers threaten an innocent walk in the park' In MIFF favourite Bill Plympton's Academy Award nominated short we go inside the mind of an overzealous guard dog to find out. --- D/P/S Bill Plympton WS SND Films TD 35mm/col/2004/5mins ... Read more
An enthusiastic but unqualified hound answers an advertisment for a guide dog and finds the challenge a lot more difficult than expected. A sequel to the Oscar nominated Guard Dog.---D/S Bill Plympyon P/WS Plymptons L no dialogue TD 35mm/col/2006/5mins ... Read more
"Bill Plympton is a bizarre and supremely gifted animator. [Hair High] is a goofy, gothic re-imagining of Grease (without the music) meets Carrie (with more zombies). It's a spoof, a satire and a farce. It's a love story, it's a tragedy, it's horror, it's comedy and it's modern art of the silliest order. ... "Ultra-cool Cherri & Rod are two young lovers and the King and Queen of the Hair High scho... Read more
Our plucky hero joins the fire company to save the world from house fires and gain the affection he so richly deserves. The third in Plympton's ‘Dog' series.---D/S Bill Plympton P Biljana Labovic WS SND Films TD 35mm/2008/5mins ... Read more
It's Akira with humour, Roadrunner wilh humans, an animated Pulp Fiction! Bill Plympton's animated masterpiece - built for adults who don't care about political correctness - is an insanely funny romp into a bizarre world governed by the cartoonist's surreal mind. Newlyweds Grant and Kerry find their relationship tested when Grant (via an unsightly growth on the back of his neck) suddenly develops... Read more
It's Akira with humour, Roadrunner with humans, an animated Pulp Fiction! Bill Plympton's toon masterpiece —for adults who don't care about political correctness - is an insanely funny romp into a bizarre world governed by the cartoonist's surreal mind. Newlyweds Grant and Kerry find their relationship tested when Grant (via an unsightly growth on the back of his neck) suddenly develops the power ... Read more
Festival favourite and dependably inventive animator Bill Plympton (Mutant Aliens, MIFF 2002) has produced a neat and nasty moral opus. ... In a bleak urban world of cars, bars and burbs, a cruel and selfish man makes an unpleasant discovery; he is growing wings. These irremovable appendages confound and irritate him, and threaten to interfere with his morally moribund lifestyle. That is, until he... Read more
Mondo Plympton is a fantastic journey through the strange brain of off-the-wall animator Bill Plympton, featuring his classic shorts, rare excerpts, plus brand new work and stories from his animated life. This roller-coaster ride traces both plympton's life and art. When Plympton first moved to New York in 1968, he started selling hells on the street - failing dismally, the subject for a short rig... Read more
Bill Plympton has crafted an outlandish work of science fiction in his latest animated epic. Audiences still reeling from Plympton's past hits will be only partially prepared for this far flung trip from outer space to the inner reaches of one of animation's most fertile imaginations. ... Astronaut Earl Jensen is blasted into space on a routine mission which is sabotaged by the evil Dr. Fubar. Thi... Read more
A compendium of short animated gags that push the boundaries of good taste and humour from one of America's most controversial animators. Plympton shows us the trouble confused priorities can cause, as well as offering up a series of satirical vignettes which cover every thing from the southern migration of hair in the aging male to the old adage that carrots are good for eyesight. ... Read more
A second-rate crooner sings to his love, while his face becomes a permutating landscape. A bizarre animation. reminiscent of Godley & Creme's Cry. ... Read more
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