Los Angeles Premiere
Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 8:15pm
Baby is a tiny doll who lives in the perpetually dark Niteworld. The only light place left is the theme park Welcomeworld, the creation of Baby's long lost father. Baby travels to see him and wreaks havoc with the help of her special powers, a supply of jelly beans and her mysterious friends. Can she destroy the ultra-powerful, mega-rich 'nice-guy-in-a-sweater'? This film takes place in a dystopian world slightly different from our own, where houses are made out of candy, Michael Jackson is an ice-cream man, and Reality TV stars face consequences for their actions.
About the Director(s):
Hazel Grian is a writer best known for How to Build a Robot (2017), Star Trek Save Vulcan Alternate Reality Game (2009), KateModern (2007) her work with the band Portishead and with Aardman Animations. The Simpsons (1989) creator Matt Groening described her as a "funny filmmaking genius" when he chose her animation Baby-Cue (1997) as one of his all-time favourites. Hazel began as a writer/performer in theatre, film and radio. Based in Bristol, UK, since the 1990s, Hazel worked very closely with ...read more