Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)
Film Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
This very amusing and philosophically rich animated film from Australia is based on John Gardner's book Grendel in which he attempted to bring the Beowulf saga to life for contemporary audiences. Writer and director Alexander Stitt believes that over the course of history, monsters have served as vital incarnations of human fears and fantasies.
Grendel is a 12-foot high, green and spotty beast who lives in an underground Scandinavian cave, circa 515 A.D...