Bill Plympton's breakthrough animated feature "Hair High" opens in New York
on October 18, 2006 at the Two Boots Pioneer theater as part of their "Month
Bill Plympton will make personal appearances at the theater, and every guest
premiere will receive a drawing from Bill. Cast members and other surprise
(including the "Krazy Kock" chicken mascot) will appear at the premiere.
An outrageous Gothic myth from the 1950's, "Hair High" is the legend of a
couple murdered on prom night who return as undead skeletons one year later
The film is a unique romantic comedy with a zombie-horror twist. Maverick
animator Bill Plympton self-financed the film, co-produced by his friend and
actress Martha Plimpton.
"Hair High" features an all-star cast including the voice talents of Dermot
Sarah Silverman, David Carradine, Keith Carradine, Beverly D'Angelo, Martha
Eric Gilliland, Ed Begley Jr., Michael Showalter, Zak Orth, Justin Long,
Tom Noonan and animators Matt Groening and Don Hertzfeldt.
Produced, written and directed by Mr. Plympton, the film is also the first
to be completely drawn (30,000 drawings) live on the internet via web-cam
Ani-Cam). The film had its world premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival and
a successful run on the film festival circuit.
Also included in the screening will be Bill Plympton's Oscar-nominated
"Guard Dog", along with the new sequel film "Guide Dog".
Pioneer Two Boots Theater
155 East 3rd St. (between Ave. A + B)
New York NY 10019
Advance Tickets: www.twoboots.com/pioneer/hairhigh.htm
For more information about the film:
www.hairhigh.com or www.plymptoons.com
Press Kit Available Online:
Official Website: http://www.hairhigh.com
Added by newyorkette on October 12, 2006