New Release: Animation Express DVD and Blu-ray

Madame Tutli Putli scene

Madame Tutli Putli

Image Entertainment celebrating animated film with the collection Animation Express on DVD and Blu-ray on June 8, 2010. Each format was priced at $29.98, but the high-definition version contains 13 bonus shorts.

The compilation discs include 26 animated shorts in CGI, stop motion and hand-drawn animation.

They cover ground-breaking short films to classic cartoons from season artists and emerging talents from the National Film Board of Canada.

In the list of short films on both versions are multiple award-winners Sleeping Betty and Madame Tutli-Putli, plus:

  • Drux Flux
  • The Spine
  • Sainte Barbe scene

    Sainte Barbe

    Spare Change

  • Runaway
  • Rosa Rosa
  • Invasion of the Space Lobsters (love the name!)
  • Sainte Barbe
  • Land of the Heads and others.

Madame Tutli Putli tells the story of a woman (Madame Tutli Putli) on a mysterious adventure on a night train.

Sleeping Betty is a humorous retelling of Sleeping Beauty.

The Blu-ray bonus shorts include Academy Award winner The Danis Poet; Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival and Academy Award winner Ryan; and:

  • Runaway scene


    At Home With Mrs. Hen

  • Nightmare at School
  • Cot Cot
  • Pimp My Boat
  • Stationary
  • Terra
  • The True Story of Sawney Beane
  • Roots
  • Uncle Bob’s Hospital Visit
  • The Real Place
  • and Peggie Baker Four Phrases.

The Danish Poet is a love story about a poet who finds love and destiny when goes on a journey seeking inspiration.

Ryan is an animated interpretation of an interview given by real-life animator Ryan Larkin about a period in which he lived on skid row in Montreal after drug and alcohol abuse.


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.