The Astronauts

1956, Walerian Borowczyk and Chris Marker

Posted by John Martz, September 16, 2020

Like many kids, I spent a great deal of time drawing elaborate diagrams of spaceships, robots, and underground lairs, so the playful collage-style animation of this DIY astronaut's homemade rocket really speaks to me. If I ever travel to space, I want to make sure I have a top hat and umbrella with me.