Wizards

Synopsis: In a post apocalyptic future that appears as a blend of World War II Europe and J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, a pint-size wizard named Avatar must save the world from a band of fascist mutants controlled by his evil twin brother, Blackwolf, who likes to confuse enemy armies by projecting films of Adolf Hitler speeches during attacks. Painted live-action footage of advancing Nazi armies contrasts with Saturday-morning-cartoon-style animation of fairies and elves as Avatar travels through various magical and radioactive realms on his quest. Aiding him are the beautiful Fairy princess Elinore, hot-blooded warrior elf Weehawk, and Peace, a misunderstood robot rebelling against his Blackwolf-controlled programming. A bizarre and psychedelic meditation on magic vs. technology, this ultimate futuristic fantastic epic cult film still finds an audience on college campuses and will prove quite rewarding to viewers in the right frame of mind.
Director(s): Ralph Bakshi
Production: Eureka Entertainment Ltd
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Rotten Tomatoes:
63%
PG
Year:
1977
80 min
Website
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[Creature Hooting]

[Hooting Continues ]

- [ Twig Cracking ]

- [ Ferocious Yell ]

[ Screaming ]

Damn it!

[ Tweeting ]

- well?.

- They're not backyet, my president.

[ Giggling]

- They're really late now,

aren't they, old wizard?.

- [ Tweeting ]

Bad magic, isn't it?.

And ifthey don't show...

you'll know no more than you did before.

- [ Giggling ]

- How true, fairy goddess

of the New world...

but ifthey don't show...

I think that will tell us something too.

Damn it, Avatar! Ifthere's any danger...

maybe we should--

maybe we should arm our states.

- Science and technology?.

- There's no time for that.

Even ifwe could impress

our people with the danger...

science and technologywere outlawed...

millions of years ago...

and, we must admit...

it's been a peaceful world since then.

Enough, wizard!

I demand to know whatyou know...

- orI'll banishyou!

- [ Growling ]

[ Giggling ]

Banish him?.

But, Father, who will teach me...

all the magic I've left to learn?.

Only Avatar can make me...

a full-fledged fairy.

As you can see, I'm only halfthere.

Allright. All right.

- ?? [ Music Plays ]

- I'll tell you...

ifyou thinkyou can handle it.

what doyou know

about war, about bombs...

that could turn

a planet molten and liquid?

To think it could start again...

ten million years after the final one.

Sometimes I get tired of being so old.

Sometimes...

being a wizard is lonely at the top.

we're waiting, old, old wizard.

[ Giggles ]

You know about my brother.

well, as theyears passed...

I searched for my brother in vain.

He had settled

in the dark land of Scortch...

where people still died of radiation.

[Narrator] For5,000years,

Blackwolfstudied black arts...

increasing his wisdom 1 0,000-fold.

He built a small following

of frog-like creatures...

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Ralph Bakshi

Ralph Bakshi (born October 29, 1938) is an American director of animated and live-action films. In the 1970s, he established an alternative to mainstream animation through independent and adult-oriented productions. Between 1972 and 2015, he directed ten theatrically released feature films, six of which he wrote. He has been involved in numerous television projects as director, writer, producer and animator. Beginning his career at the Terrytoons television cartoon studio as a cel polisher, Bakshi was eventually promoted to animator, and then director. He moved to the animation division of Paramount Pictures in 1967 and started his own studio, Bakshi Productions, in 1968. Through producer Steve Krantz, Bakshi made his debut feature film, Fritz the Cat, released in 1972. It was the first animated film to receive an X rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and the most successful independent animated feature of all time. Over the next eleven years, Bakshi directed seven additional animated features. He is well known for such films as Wizards (1977), The Lord of the Rings (1978), American Pop (1981) and Fire and Ice (1983). In 1987, Bakshi returned to television work, producing the series Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures, which ran for two years. After a nine-year hiatus from feature films, he directed Cool World (1992), which was largely rewritten during production and received poor reviews. Bakshi returned to television with the live-action film Cool and the Crazy (1994) and the anthology series Spicy City (1997). During the 2000s, he focused largely on fine art and painting and in 2003 co-founded The Bakshi School of Animation with his son Eddie and Jess Gorell. Bakshi has received several awards for his work, including the 1980 Golden Gryphon for The Lord of the Rings at the Giffoni Film Festival, the 1988 Annie Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Art of Animation, and the 2003 Maverick Tribute Award at the Cinequest Film Festival. more…

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