In addition to the opening film
and animation highlights
revealed by the 2009 Fantasia festival, the rest of the films do not merely round out the animation portion of programming. These selections reflect some of the more interesting selections of on the cinematic edge.
The features, in addition to Genius Party Beyond
, and Les Lascars
- Edison and Leo, the first Canadian stop-motion feature, is described as a "surprising chunk of steampunk fun, a revisionist, retro science-fiction thriller with a zesty dash of decidedly adult gags." OK, I'm in.
- anime features Eureka Seven and Evangelion 1.0
The shorts, in addition to those in Tokyo OnlyPic 2008
, Celluloid Experiments 2009
, DJ XL5's Razzle Dazzle Zappin' Party
Also of note:
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