Details
FOOTAGE number
HBF747324
Title
The Question
Date
1967 (C20th)
Description
Animated satirical short about the 'big question', the meaning of life. A man carries his question mark with him on a journey to find his answer, which he does not find in religion, patriotism, art, science, money, self-discovery, or war. In the end, he discovers that the key to happiness is of course love. Made in 1967 by the Halas and Batchelor animation studio.
Photo credit
Halas & Batchelor / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
20th century / arguing / religious / questions / dictatorships / social criticism / wondering / science / swastika / sixties / devolution / man / dictatorship / love / men / c20th / religions / mad scientist / abuse / peaceful / scientific equation / art / artists / 60s / philosophical / couples / european / existentialism / knowledge / dysfunctional family / animated / extremism / question mark / parents / color / psychiatrist / abusive / confusion / national pride / parachutes / scratching head / rockets / patriotism / answer / allegory / john halas / cartoon / togetherness / speed / cartoons / radicalism / h bomb / boy meets girl / finance / britain / british / meaning of life / philosophy / patriots / wealth / right wing / heart / allegorical / patriotic / portrait / equations / answers / sounds / money / bench / illustrated / couple / american / art movements / patriot / parachute / 1960s / artist / footage / male / regression therapy / race car / joy batchelor / twentieth century / portraits / communism / faith / satirical / question / rocket / war / fuhrer / blood transfusion / psychiatry / united kingdom / romance / colour / europe / scientists / psychiatric patient / existential / painting / religion / animation / illustration / stan hayward / 1967 / c20 / satire / audio / uk / park / hitler / video / clip
Intervals
Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds]
Footage 704 × 528 px 1,059 MB 468
Copyright
Out of copyright
Restrictions
NOT TO BE SOLD FOR DVD DISTRIBUTION

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