A satire on “scientific” warfare in which the new X-70 gas is accidentally dropped on a friendly nation, creating a surprising mutation. Won Special Jury Prize, Cannes International Film Festival 1972. Etchings by Marc Ampe, Animation by Willy Verschelde. Includes voice-over by Leonard Cohen amongst others.
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