The Point

  • Directed by Fred Wolf
  • United States, 1971, 74 mins.

AM radio icon Harry Nilsson provides the story in addition to the dynamic soundtrack—including the hit single “Me and My Arrow”—for Fred Wolf’s endearing film about a boy named Oblio (voiced by Mike Lookinland, Bobby from “The Brady Bunch”) who lives in a magical world where everything is pointed except for one thing: his head. When a prickly count banishes Oblio and his blue dog Arrow to the Pointless Forest for being different, the pair encounter several fascinating characters who collectively help Oblio realize that, despite his idiosyncrasies, there is more of a point to life than simply being pointed. Featuring voiceover narration by Ringo Starr.

Genres: Animation