My 5 favourite films of 1980, not including the obvious out-of-competition status for Grimault's LE ROI ET L'OISEAU are :
Between the mention of this film here and the discussion of its Kilar score in the general discussion section, I'm now intrigued with this movie. I'm not much for animated films, but after reading about "Le roi...." on Wikipedia and its unusual history (begun in the late 1940s!), I'm hoping to see this eventually. My library doesn't have a copy, so I don't know how easily available it is here in the U.S.