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Fritz the Cat

6.2
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Original title
Fritz the Cat
Year
Running time
78 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Ralph Bakshi (Comic: Robert Crumb)
Music
Ed Bogas, Ray Shanklin
Cinematography
Animation
Cast
Producer
Aurica Finance Company / Black Ink / Fritz Productions / Steve Krantz Productions
Genre
Animation. Comedy | Adult Animation. Black Comedy. Independent Film (US). Based on a Comic. Animals. Cats. Drugs. 1960s. Erotic
Synopsis / Plot
Based on a series of comics by underground cartoonist Robert Crumb, this X-rated animated film brings a cynical eye to the idealism of the 1960s. It's a world where black people are crows, cops are pigs, rabbis are lions, and cats like New York University student Fritz (voiced by Skip Hinnant) are substituted for guilt-ridden white guys who want to be poets but mainly smoke pot and engage in group sex. After a drug bust by a couple of bumbling pigs makes him an outlaw, Fritz sets fire to his NYU dorm and hits the road in search of self-discovery. The crazy cat steals a car, starts a race riot in Harlem, and ends up stuck outside San Francisco with a group of sadistic revolutionaries led by a junkie biker rabbit. Through it all Fritz's pot-addled self-righteousness gradually gives way to a deeper understanding of life, but perhaps too late to extract himself from a terrorist plot. 'Fritz The Cat' was director Ralph Bakshi's first feature, and it carries many of his future themes ultrableak urban landscapes, cynically guarded idealism, grotesque sexuality, and raucously over-the-top moments of violence.
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