|Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
A film by Brad Bernstein
98 minutes, color, English, 2012
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.
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"Easily the most wildly fascinating artist profiled in a documentary since CRUMB."
" Excellent." - The Washington Post
"CRITIC'S PICK! Ungerer's eloquence and luminous eyes command attention. Charming animated sequences offer a tantalizing taste of this creator's singular talents. Captivating!" - The New York Times
"Thoroughly entertaining!" - The Hollywood Reporter
"Excellent! As intriguing as the facts are, much of the film's charm is the way in which it embeds the work - the imagery keeps coming to life." - Los Angeles Times
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See details about this film's theatrical run.
Watch the Children, That Subversive Is Back, The New York Times, 7/27/08
INTERVIEW: From Kids' Books To Erotica, Tomi Ungerer's 'Far Out' Life, Tomi Ungerer on NPR's Fresh Air, 7/1/13