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Telling the American Story. The Toy Story

Telling the American Story. The Toy Story

Time: 09.05.17  18:00–19:30
Location: Kumu auditorium
Price: Free of charge

Dir John Lasseter, USA 1995, 81 min
In English, with English subtitles

This is an American computer-animated adventure comedy film, which was the first of its kind, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Along with being a highly acclaimed film directed at family audiences, it was also praised for its innovative computer animation and ability to appeal to a wider audience. It was given numerous awards, such as the Kids Choice Award by MTV, Best Animated Film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and a British Academy Film Award, and has been included on various lists as one of the best animated films of all time, including the Online Film Critics Society and the Visual Effects Society. Toy Story follows a group of anthropomorphic toys who pretend to be lifeless whenever humans are present, and focuses on the relationship between a cowboy doll and the astronaut action figure who replaces him as top toy in a boy’s room.