PANIQUE AU VILLAGE, ÉPISODE 8 : LA BELLE EXCURSION
‘Une belle excursion’ (‘A Beautiful Excursion’) follows Steven, Janine, and Bénédicte that go on an excursion. On the coach, the organizer explains he is going to show them a farm that is ran by animals. Steven, Janine, and Benédicte will not catch on directly that this famous farm is in fact theirs… Following the cartoon series of ‘Picpic le cochon magik et André le mauvais cheval’ (‘Picpic the magic pig and André the bad horse’), Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar have created this animated series based on plastic figures. Cowboy and Indian, two inseparable characters that entertain a ‘hostile brotherly’ type relationship, play the main roles. They are jealous of each other, and constantly argue about everything. Like all brothers, their conniving attitude fully comes out when faced with adversity or silly pranks. They both live with The Horse, a rare moral character in the Panics universe. One may think of The Horse as a surrogate father (or is it mother?) figure to Cowboy and Indian. This moralizing attitude strongly irritates all those living on the farm.
This work has been digitised in the frame of DCA Project