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|Ubu et la Grande Gidouille|
|Directed by||Jan Lenica|
|Written by||Jan Lenica|
Alfred Jarry (play)
|Music by||Jean-Claude Dequéant|
|Edited by||Chantal Rémy|
Les Films Armorial
|Distributed by||Les Films de l'Atalante|
11 November 1987
Ubu et la Grande Gidouille is a 1979 French animated film directed by Jan Lenica. It is based on Alfred Jarry's play Ubu Roi .The film was re-released on 11 November 1987 in France. Michel Poujade (voice of Père Ubu) and Janine Grillon (voice of Mère Ubu) were the main actors. Les Films Armorial was the production company of the film.
Jan Lenica was a Polish graphic designer and cartoonist.
Alfred Jarry was a French symbolist writer who is best known for his play Ubu Roi (1896), a pataphysical work which depicts the bourgeoisie as the super-mediocre. He coined the term and philosophical concept of pataphysics, which uses absurd irony to portray symbolic truths.
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