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A Thousand and One Nights - Adult animated feature

The Castle Cinema
Event organized by The Castle Cinema

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We team up with East End Film Festival to bring this little seen, groundbreaking eye popping, mature audiences only, bunlde of weirdness to London, as it's never been seen before.
Before Ralph Bakshi introduced us to to his X-rated animated feature Fritz the Cat, Astro Boy's creator and master animator, Osuma Tezuka broke new ground with 1969's A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS, the first outing of his new adult oriented animation studio.
Through Tezuka's mad, psychodelic lines we follow Aldin's journey from poor market boy to richest man in the world, as he chases love through a vibrant reimagining of the classic Middle Eastern folk tales, encountering sailors, sultans and sirens Aldin eventually finds himself learning much more about life and the world than he ever expected.
Expect the pairing of Tezuka's innovative animation style and Isao Tomita's pioneering space music synthscape to transport you to a land far far away from Clapton's Castle Cinema.