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Des Étoiles et des hommes

Of Stars and Men

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Through this playful and poetic film, John and Faith Hubley show off their passion for scientists and their theories about the universe.

Of Stars and Men won the Special Jury Award at Annecy 1962, and this year at the Musée-Château, you will have the chance to see a restored version of this amazing film.

Based on the book by astronomer Harlow Shapley, the two artists use themes such as outer space, time, matter and energy to follow the quest of a child (representing humankind) to find its place in the universe.
The unique graphic style of the film provides a visually unusual and fascinating experience.

Directors: John and Faith Hubley
USA, The Hubley Studio Inc.
1962, 52 min, all audiences

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Of Stars and Men

    Directed by: John HUBLEY, Faith HUBLEY

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1962

    Running time: 52 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: Drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: John HUBLEY, Faith HUBLEY

    Production: THE HUBLEY STUDIO INC

    Distribution: PYRAMID MEDIA