The Illustrated Man


USA, 1969, color, 35mm, 103′
by Jack Smight
Script Ray Bradbury (book), Howard B. Kreitsek – Cinematography Philip H. Lathrop – Editing Archie Marshek – Music Jerry Goldsmith – Cast Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Robert Drivas – Production SKM

On the streets of California, young Willie meets Carl, a mysterious individual who is looking for the woman that drew an intricate series of tattoos on his body. Carl, inspired by the tattoos, tells him imaginary stories from the past and the future and the young guy, listening to him, is transported to three different time periods, having adventures on the boundaries of absurdity.