Thursday, April 18, 2013
Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
The life of the eccentric best-selling children's book author is examined in this funny and risque documentary. Illustrator of the children's book Flat Stanley, some electrifying anti-Vietnam War posters, and controversial erotica; Ungerer was blacklisted from libraries due to his adult-themed books and did not write another children's book for 23 years. Provocatively described as a 'madman', Ungerer seems to be witty, kinky, outspoken, talented, and often quite sensible. Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story played at the Cleveland International Film Festival.