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 1973 Official Selection, film index


  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The Antiquity, presented in animation in the manner of a Cecil B. de Mille film. These prolegomenas, in the format of a promotional trailer, present the beginnings of the adventures of Picrocholos, a new hero of mythology.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Prolégomènes

    Directed by: Alexis POLIAKOFF

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1972

    Running time: 15 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: puppets, animated objects

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Alexis POLIAKOFF

    Script: Alexis Poliakoff

    Animation: Alexis Poliakoff, Agnès Double

    Music: Jacques Arbousset

    Sound: Henri Gruel

    Editing: François Ceppi