Pegasus (1973)

Synopsis

 

An old unemployed farrier is too old to participate in the technological society. Out of frustration he creates an absurd world full of glorification of the horse, a world in which he feels just as useless and lonely.

 

“An expressionist painting technique suited the rural theme of 'Pegasus'. The Latem school provided the inspiration for characters and sets. The specific colouring technique using multiple acrylic paint layers was a particularly time-consuming process. ”

 

 

Palmarès

 

1973: Public Prize: Film International - Antwerp.

1973: In competition: Berliner Filmfestspiele - Berlin (Germany).

 

 

Technical sheet

 

  • Format: 35mm

  • Colour

  • Frame: 1 x 1.33

  • Sound: Optical-Mono

  • Length: 8'30 ”

  • Original version: International - no dialogues

  • Directed by: Raoul Servais

  • Script: Raoul Servais

  • Animation: Willy Verschelde

  • Backgrounds: Norbert Desyn

  • Music: Lucien Goethals

  • Produced by: Absolon Films / Anagram, realized with the support of the Flemish Community