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Bubble Bath – Annecy Classics

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Witness a frenzied love triangle in this Hungarian classic!

A must-see psychedelic journey! "The sound and image are almost inseparable; the melodies appear as colours and the rhythm as throbbing lines." A figure of speech that György Kovásznai acheived with his film Bubble Bath released in 1980.

An outstanding figure in Hungarian animation in the 1970s, here the director presents a modernist feature film, characteristic of his work where he combines painting and documentary: this is a captivating slice of life. A man on the verge of getting married realises he is in love with his bride-to-be’s friend.

It’s "an animated musical comedy to the rhythm of a heartbeat", as György Kovásznai himself describes it!

With Annecy Classics, the Festival pays tribute to timeless shorts and features to remind us of the great moments in the history of animation. It highlights avant-garde techniques, the journey of brilliant directors, and celebrates key events. Take a break and rediscover the great animated classics!

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Bubble Bath

    Directed by: György KOVASZNAI

    Country: Hungary

    Year of production: 1980

    Running time: 01 h 19 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Version: Original version with French subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Young adults, Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: György KOVASZNAI



    Script: György Kovásznai

    Camera: Árpád Lossonczy

    Music: János Másik

    Voice: Katalin Dobos, Katalin Bontovics, Albert Antalffy, István Wisinger and singers Anna Papp andTamás Berki