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The Victor

The Victor

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  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

Jimmy Mullen tries to desert from the army but finds himself in a violent nightmare. Is this an obsessive punishment or a horrific military experiment?

Award in Annecy

  • Special Distinction for a film that expresses new generation animation (1987)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Victor

    Directed by: Philip AUSTIN, Derek HAYES

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1985

    Running time: 14 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels, live action

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Philip AUSTIN, Derek HAYES

    Production: ANIMATION CITY LTD

    Based on: “Guinea Pig Soldier”

    Script: Philip Austin, Derek Hayes

    Graphics: Lin Jammet

    Sets: Denis Ryan

    Animation: Gaston Marzio, Bill Hajee, Kevin Molloy, Anna Brockett, Gary McCarver

    Camera: Terry Handley

    Music: Dirk Higgins

    Editing: Leslie Manning

    Voice: Robert Llewellyn, David Tate, Shaun Curry