Blinky & Me (2012)





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The untold story of Australian animator, Yoram Gross, comes to life in this new film that follows the artist and his family through his childhood in Nazi occupied Poland, in Israel, where he began creating animated art films, all the way to Australia, where he found his fortune and happiness through children animated features and the popular film series Blinky Bill, for which he received the highest honor in Australia. Yoram Gross continues to create even today, with his 85-year-old youthful enthusiasm. Film is told with participation of his teenage grandchildren. -- (C) Official Site
Documentary , Television
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Critic Reviews for Blinky & Me

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Mr. Magierski patches together the storytelling, delivered at home and during a visit to Poland, rather clumsily. His general effort to take the children's naïve point of view has amateurish and cutesy results.

Full Review… | September 20, 2012
New York Times
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Tomasz Magierski's lovely and lovingly made portrait of Gross's life and career ...

Full Review… | September 18, 2012
Village Voice
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An earnest and didactic story, and certainly deeply felt, but it would have benefited greatly from a wider perspective, drawing in other voices to frame Gross' professional work.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012

Blinky & Me begs the awkward question: How do you judge an artist whose life is much more compelling than his work?

Full Review… | September 6, 2012
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