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Los Angeles Times

Movie Review: ‘Far Out Isn’t Far Enough’ is a candid look at Tomi Ungerer’s work Brad Bernstein’s documentary on the artist and writer ranges over Ungerer’s childhood memories, children’s books, controversial erotic art, and his influence on such artists as Maurice Sendak and Jules Feiffer. By Betsy […]

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The New York Times

MOVIE REVIEW A Brilliant Book Illustrator Who Broke the Rules ‘Far Out Isn’t Far Enough,’ About Tomi Ungerer NYT Critics’ Pick By ANDY WEBSTER Published: June 13, 2013 Brad Bernstein’s captivating documentary “Far Out Isn’t Far Enough” is a portrait of an illustrator, Tomi Ungerer; a time, largely the 1950s and […]

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Chicago Sun Times

‘Far Out Isn’t Far Enough’ salutes visionary artist Tomi Ungerer BY NELL MINOW June 20, 2013 A pioneering mid-century graphic artist, Tomi Ungerer wrote and illustrated sensationally successful children’s books, created stunningly powerful political posters and worked with the original Mad Men on advertising campaigns. He also drew […]

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Variety

Variety Film Review Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (Documentary) By BOYD VAN HOEIJ A Corner of the Cave Media presentation and production. (International sales: Le Pacte, Paris.) Produced by Brad Bernstein. Executive producers, Chris Laine, Kevin Rich. Co-executive producers, Erik Neandross, Eric Rosee, Reza […]

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Huffington Post

Legendary Illustrator Tomi Ungerer Talks ‘Far Out Isn’t Far Enough,’ And Returning To America (INTERVIEW)   Maybe he was strange, but in the 1960s Tomi Ungerer was also a hit. The children’s illustrator and writer from Strasbourg, France made his name in Manhattan, where the force of […]

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Hollywood Reporter

Brad Bernstein’s documentary introduces audiences to a onetime star of children’s publishing. NEW YORK — A violent, scatological, sex-crazed mind shouldn’t keep a man from being a giant in the world of children’s literature, says Brad Bernstein’s Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story. The thoroughly […]

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torontothumbs.com

REVIEWS Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story By Ricky Lima – September 20th, 2012 I think my love of illustration and animation is well documented here on Thumbs – I like to think of myself as an animation connoisseur of sorts. So it was […]

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popmatters.com

Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story USA—Brad Bernstein 10:30 am Monday, Sep 10, 2012 by Stuart Henderson For anyone who grew up with Tomi Ungerer’s grotesque, bizarre, sublime children’s books in the late 1950s and early 1960s (“Crictor” & “The Three Robbers” among them), this film will […]

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National Post

TIFF 2012 Tomi Ungerer is still as Far Out as ever Nathalie Atkinson | Sep 6, 2012 8:00 AM ET | Last Updated: Sep 6, 2012 8:38 AM ET It’s hard to know where exactly to start when talking about a biopic of Tomi Ungerer. The man has packed at least three […]

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onemoviefiveviews.com

TIFF 2012: Five Capsule Reviews, including “Picture Day” SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 By John C. Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story:  Tomi Ungerer was a bestselling children’s book artist who inspired the likes of the great Maurice Sendak, before branching out to sharing his strongly […]

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