Le ROI ET L'OISEAU (1980)

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Alternative titles

  • The KING AND MISTER BIRD Alternative
  • MISTER BIRD TO THE RESCUE Alternative
  • The KING AND THE BIRD Alternative
  • The KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD Alternative

Synopsis

Animation, musical, fantasy. A bird tells the story of the cruel King V + III = VIII + VIII = XVI of Takicardia. In the paintings in the king's bedroom, a shepherdess and a chimneysweep spring to life, emerge from them and escape together in the outside world. A portrait of the king also comes to life and hunts the shepherdess and chimneysweep, but the bird and its children come to the rescue of the two lovers.

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