1989 Official Selection, film index

Light Years

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Life is peaceful in the land of Gandahar, they have never known the ravages of industrial civilization or harsh primitive living conditions. Nature, modified over thousands of years, has given birth to a harmonious world. But now the mirror birds, Queen Ambisextra's eyes, are reporting back from villages whose entire inhabitants have turned to stone.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Gandahar

    Directed by: René LALOUX

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1987

    Running time: 01 h 30 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Version: Version originale française

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: René LALOUX


    Distribution: LES FILMS DE LA PERRINE

    Based on: "Les Hommes-Machines contre Gandahar" de Jean-Pierre Andrevon

    Script: René Laloux

    Graphics: Philippe Caza

    Animation: Studios Sek de Pyongyang (République de Corée)

    Camera: Jean Janssens, Pierre Biecher

    Music: Gabriel Yared, Christian Zanesi

    Editing: Christiane Pansu

    Voice: Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Catherine Chevallier, Georges Wilson, Anny Duperey