The animated story of an inventor who builds a homemade spacecraft and uses it to have various adventures, including peeping at women, visiting ‘human’ planets, and becoming involved in intergalatic warfare.
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Creative movie collage with an important electronic music/musique concrète score by Andrzej Markowski who made the electronic sounds for "Der schweigende Stern" (also shortened as "First Spaceship on Venus") one year later and maybe tried out some of ideas in this short work.
The visuals and sound design in this are incredibly well done, creating a film that has a certain child-like wonder. At the same time, I can't help but feel underwhelmed by the direction and story it takes. So much done right, but something is missing.
A wonderfully witty jaunt in the spirit of Méliès with the lovably demented aesthetics of Polish poster art. Borowczyk shows early signs of his very singular look and, though Marker's contribution might appear obscure, it reminds me of the YouTube videos he made in his final years. A great use of the animated medium.