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Persistence of Vision (2012)

A documentary about the animated film The Thief and the Cobbler (1993). Its production began in the 1960s and ended in the 1990s, but it wasn't finished by the director, Richard Williams.

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Striving to make the greatest animated film of all time, visionary animator Richard Williams ('Who Framed Roger Rabbit') toiled for more than a quarter century on his masterpiece - only to have it torn from his hands. Filmmaker Kevin Schreck has woven together mind-blowing animation, rare archival footage, and exclusive interviews with key animators and artists who worked with Williams on his ill-fated magnum opus to bring this legendary story to the screen. A tale of creative genius gone horribly awry, PERSISTENCE OF VISION is the untold story of the greatest animated film never made. Written by Anonymous

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The untold story of the greatest animated film never made.


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