Stephan Schesch's kids' cartoon, based on the 1967 picture book by Tomi Ungerer, is a lo-fi delight, blending old-school storytelling with a whiff of head-shop trippiness.
Ungerer provides the voice of the lonesome man on the moon, who hitches a ride down to Earth on the tail of a comet and promptly decides that he would rather go home. So what if the plot feels a tad rudimentary? Moon Man has been crafted with love and painted with care. It's the equivalent of the handmade Christmas present, left under the tree, just waiting to be found.
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