A mighty state is experimenting with a new nerve gas that doesn’t kill, but numbs people. By accident some of the gas is dropped on a peaceful country ‘Nebelux’, where suddenly strange mutations appear.
“For Operation X-70 the backgrounds were made with prints from copper etchings by Marc Ampe. Willy Verschelde adapted the character designs by giving them an etching-like appearance”.
1972: Special Prize : International Film Festival – Cannes (France).
1972: First Prize : International Animation Film Festival – Zagreb (Croatia).
1972: Honorary Prize: National Film Festival – Knokke (Belgium)
1972: Public Prize: Film International – Antwerp (Belgium).
– Format: 35mm
– Frame: 1 x 1.33
– Sound: Optical – Mono
– Length: 9’30”
– Original version: English
– Directed by: Raoul Servais
– Script: Raoul Servais
– Animation: Willy Verschelde
– Backgrounds: Marc Ampe
– Music: Arsène Souffriau
– Produced by: Anagram, realized with the support of the French Community of Belgium
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