The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)

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Combines the use of 3D animation with pixellation techniques. An accident in an artificial sperm bank leads to a woman giving birth to a tiny mutant boy, who she and her husband name Tom. Masked men steal Tom, take him to a laboratory for tests, and kill his mother. Tom manages to escape and meets a community of people his size and they plan to overthrow the laboratory.

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