Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story Reviews

September 5, 2013
"Far Out Isn't Far Enough" [has] a raconteur's charm rare among film studies of artists' lives.
July 11, 2013
For the most part, Bernstein lets Ungerer, still impish in his 80s, do the talking.
July 11, 2013
In 1958, Ungerer's picture book "Crictor" featured an unlikely hero, a boa constrictor, and the usual anodyne pabulum served up to bored kids would no longer do.
June 20, 2013
As provocative as the art is - whether G-rated or R - the artist is even more interesting. Still sketching, still engaged, and, as the film closes, still searching for the outer reaches of enough.
June 20, 2013
Ungerer's ice-blue eyes, sharp tongue and palpable enjoyment in shocking the bourgeoisie make him an engaging narrator.
June 18, 2013
The colorful personality and heterogeneous body of work of French-born illustrator-author Tomi Ungerer is vividly brought to life in docu "Far Out Isn't Far Enough."
June 13, 2013
Charming animated sequences offer a tantalizing taste of this creator's singular talents, underscoring the grievous wrongs dealt him.
June 11, 2013
Though nobody's citizen, the artist, as this engrossing if somewhat oblique career portrait confirms, is still present.
June 11, 2013
Ungerer is certainly an irrepressible force, but beyond his surreal erotica getting him blacklisted from picture books in the early '70s, his life isn't very dramatic, and Bernstein's film pads it with historical footage and precious animations.