In the story, the protagonist Yōtarō Misaki (played by Customi-Z's Goro Kurihara) finds himself lying on the beach one day. He is picked up by Arashi, who manages a restaurant called Kurage no Shokudō. When asked who he is, the protagonist tells a lie that he lost his memory — but he remembers everything, including the fact that his twin brother died.
'Fibers' is an abstract experimentation with fiber arts, VFX and modern dance, concerning a self inflicted emotional journey based on fear.
A flaneur tries to explain what purposeless walking is about and how he became what he is. As time goes on he realises that he talks like he walks and reaches a conclusion.
A woman reflects on a past that now seems like a fading dream.
Anatole is always dragging his little pan behind him. It fell on him one day, for no reason. Ever since, it gets caught everywhere and prevents him from going forward. Anatole is fed up, so he hides. Luckily, things are not that simple.
»Dream a Little Dream of Me« - a duet between the fat and dangerous cat, sung by Ella Fitzgerald and the bird, sung by Louis Armstong's characteristic, hoarse voice. This is the third short film in the Jannik Hastrup's Birdland series about jazz.
In this second short film in the Birdland series two birds escape and fly away to the rainbow. The story is set to the sound of "Over the Rainbow" played by legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum.
An old man and his grand daughter rescue an injured young deer, and they develop a close relationship with it.
My grandfather tells me a story that he invented, and asks me to make a film out of it. Because of pollution, pesticides, and other toxic substances, a bee decides to leave her hive, looking for a more comfortable place for her to live in.
In 1955 Count Basie and his Orchestra immortalized Vernon Duke's "April in Paris". In this animated short by Danish animation legend Jannik Hastrup an old lady, a cat and two birds in love experience the wonderful and love inducing spring in Paris set to the tones of Vernon Duke's classic jazz piece.
Deadly tells the story of Boney, a working stiff who doesn’t care about his dead-end job. That is until, he has a run-in with a spirited old lady named Bridie. Academy award winner, Brenda Fricker and Love/Hate star Peter Coonan lend their voices to this bittersweet animated short about life, death and dancin'!
Canadian filmmaker Gerald Potterton utilizes extensive footage from the Soviet adventure film Dr. Abolit in his Tiki Tiki. Abolit boards a rocket with two monkeys and blasts off into space, bent on rescuing a group of monkey kids from extraterrestrial bandits. Framing the live-action storyline are a few animated cartoon sequences involving the efforts of a producer to sell his concept to an apelike movie mogul. This device works as effectively here as it did thirty years earlier in W.C. Fields' Never Give a Sucker an Even Break. As a payoff, the studio boss is revealed to be King Kong, who sees a lot of potential in a story about heroic simians. (allmovie.com)
Three hitchhiking, hobo chimpanzees, followers of the open road and work-dodgers are put to work on Oswald Rabbit's farm in payment for pies stolen from the hard-working rabbit. The simians find it hard to milk a cow, paint a house and haul water from the well.