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"Richard J. Leskosky" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 15 Feb 2000 17:51:53 -0600
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At 3:52 PM -0600 2/15/0, Adam Wathen wrote:
>A friend of mine is in search of an animated film shown recently on PBS.  I
>have not been able to track any information down and was wondering if
>someone on the list might have picked up what he saw.
>Here is his e-mail:
>"I saw a animated movie on PBS a while back about these fish-like people that
>lived on a planet, and they had humans as pets. One little girl got away
>with the learning device of the aliens and went into a park, and learned all
>there technology. They then proceeded to overthrow the alien race by going
>to the moon and shooting the souls of the aliens as they mated with other
>aliens from other planets....
>anyone have any idea what the name of this was? I believe it was originally
>I don't know what exactly he means by "movie."  I assume it could just be
>an episode of a series or a film short.

This is the 1973 Rene Laloux animated feature "La Planete Sauvage," or
"Fantastic Planet" in English.

--Richard Leskosky

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