All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
The husband/wife team of John Halas and Joy Batchelor crafted Britain’s first animated feature film, adapting George Orwell’s book into a still-disturbing movie experience.
Reportedly, funding for the film came from the CIA, to “further creation of anti-Communist art.”
Which might explain the cinematic ending being slightly tweaked from the version in the novel, providing a ray of hope evil might be banished.
Whether the Stalin-era Soviet overlords (I mean the pigs…) get their comeuppance or not, the story, especially in animated form, makes for great nightmare fuel.