(over a dark screen)
the big city...
tunnel that snakes this way and that, past a row of ants
...which is kind of a problem, since
recounting his woes.
I feel...isolated. Different. I've
got abandonment issues. My father
flew away when I was just a larva.
My mother didn't have much time for
me...when you have five million
siblings, it's difficult to get
never been able to lift more than ten
times my own weight. Sometimes I
think I'm just not cut out to be a
worker. But I don't have any other
options. I was assigned to trade
school when I was just a grub. The
whole system just...makes me
Terrific! You should feel
YES!!! You know, people ask me,
"Doctor, why are you always happy?"
And I tell them it's mind over
matter. I don't mind that I don't
matter! Do you get it? Do you get
Z gives a fake smile.
Z, we're part of the fastest growing
species in the whole world!
Ask me why we're so successful.
Why are we so successful?
I'm glad you asked me that question!
vista of the ant-filled chamber below.
Synopsis: Z the worker ant (Woody Allen) strives to reconcile his own individuality with the communal work-ethic of the ant colony. He falls in love with ant-Princess Bala (Sharon Stone), Z strives to make social inroads, and then must save the ant colony from the treacherous scheming of the evil General Mandible (Gene Hackman) that threaten to wipe out the entire worker population.