“To write grotesque things is my way of laughing at death”, once said Edgar Hilsenrath, a Holocaust survivor who dared to turn genocide into satire in his books. The Masturbator is an animated documentary journey through his iconoclastic, crude and hilarious world.
Directed by: François-Xavier Destors
Duration: Feature length animation
Produced by: Clara Vuillermoz, Point du Jour – Les films du balibari
Development: ANIDOX:LAB 2020