FAR OUT ISN'T FAR ENOUGH: The Tomi Ungerer Story and IN A TOWN THIS SIZE on DVD October 22
FAR OUT ISN'T FAR ENOUGH:
The Tomi Ungerer Story
98 minutes, documentary, color, closed captions, 2012
A film by Brad Bernstein
Special Features: Tomi Ungerer & Jules Feiffer at The Society of Illustrators • Maurice Sendak Critiques The King's Speech • Tomi Ungerer in Ireland • Deleted Scenes • Director's Commentary
One man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing society's boundaries through his subversive art, Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story combines traditional documentary storytelling with original animation culled from seven decades worth of art from the renegade children's book author and illustrator.
Using a palette of 20th century events to paint an artist's epic yet controversial life story, the film offers a retrospective of Ungerer's life and art, and ponders the complexities and contradictions of a man who, armed with an acerbic wit, an accusing finger and a razor sharp pencil, gave visual representation to the revolutionary voices during one of the most tantalizing and dramatic periods in American history.]