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Henri Gruel, Jan Lenica

Monsieur Tête

Edition 1984
13' - 1959 - Animated film, Short - Dialogue: French
Director: Henri Gruel, Jan Lenica Composer: Philippe Arthuys With: Eugène Ionesco
The story Lenica tells us, in drawing and collage, is the fable of Monsieur Tête, whose head is full of individualist thought - really unfit for the society in which we live and consume. He revolts against "the mediocrity of his life" and against the conformist demeanour of his fellow-citizens. But he has little success. Resigned, he accepts the masses and becomes a man without profile, a "model-citizen, full of common sense and virtue".

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Credits

Director

Henri Gruel, Jan Lenica

Composer

Philippe Arthuys

With

Eugène Ionesco

Scenario

Henri Gruel, Jan Lenica, Eugène Ionesco

Director of Photography

Antonio Harispe

Editor

Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

France

Year

1959

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