Susan Young’s 1985 short is set during London’s famed Notting Hill Carnival. “The thing that really excited me was that she’d used animation to say something about society at that time,” says Quinn.
The Animation That Changed Me
“I didn’t initially know that ‘Gatchaman’ was a Japanese production,” says Tindle, “but I could sense that it was different.”
“I wasn’t sure what the film was about,” says Clapin, “and that hardly mattered to me.”
“I have a kind of fascination with things that have gotten out of control,” says Kabuki. “It’s animalistic and erotic.”
In this new series, leading filmmakers and artists discuss works of animation that have had a formative influence on them.