Pigsy Eats Watermelon

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Pigsy Eats Watermelon
PigsyEatsWatermelon.jpg
Directed by Wan Laiming
Wan Guchan
Produced by Wan Laiming
Wan Guchan
Release date
1958
Running time
20 min
Country China
Language Mandarin

Pigsy Eats Watermelon (Chinese: 猪八戒吃西瓜) is a chinese animation produced at the Shanghai Animation Film Studio by Wan Laiming and Wan Guchan. It is also referred to as "Mr. Pig Eats Watermelon" or "Zhu Bajie Eats Watermelon".

Story[edit]

The main character was Zhu Bajie, the Chinese folklore character from the literature Journey to the West. Though the story was considered more of a spin-off. The character was used, since pigs were often associated with greed in the culture.

Creators[edit]

English Chinese
Screenplay by Beo Lei 包蕾
Directed by Wan Guchan 萬古蟾
Assistant Director and Photography Chen Zhenghong 陈正鸿
Music by Wu Ying Ju 吴应矩
Graphic Design Zhan Tong Xuan
Xie You Gen
詹同渲
谢友根
Choreography Hu Jiuqing
Qian Jun
Liu Zu Wei
Che Hui
胡进庆
钱家俊
沈祖慰
车慧

Background[edit]

In 1958 Wan Guchan innovated a new paper-cut technique and this film was one of the first to utilize the method.

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