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Best of Animation 1
3. May 2017, 19:00 - 20:30
Best of Animation programmes give you the opportunity to see an exclusive selection of the most interesting and remarkable animated films of the last 25 years compiled and presented by Daniel Šuljić, Animation filmmaker and Head of Animafest Zagreb.
Get real! (Get real!)
Regie Director: Evert de Beijer / Niederlande / 06.2010 / 00:09:28 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: SND Films
A schoolboy finds himself addicted to a computer game in which he acts as a bodyguard to a superstar. Not only is the singer gorgeous to look at, she is also exposed to all kinds of deadly dangers. And the only one who can save her is her clever bodyguard. The schoolboy’s homework soon suffers on account of his digital exploits and before long he begins to lose his grip on reality. But then a girl in his class decides to intervene.
Regie Director: Allison Schulnik / USA / 2011 / 00:04:32 min.
„Mound“ is a celebration of the moving painting. It is a macabre wandering, featuring animation as dance, where its subjects are choreographed in abstract and emotive gesture and movement. The line is blurred between the material elements of painting (texture, color, form) and the physicality and movement of ballet and theater.
Son of Satan (Son of Satan)
Regie Director: JJ Villard / USA / 2003 / 00:12:30 min.
Intimidation, cursing and aging make life. A terrifying story about childhood, brutality, rage and doubt.
Regie Director: Rafael Sommerhalder / Großbritannien / 06.2009 / 00:05:56 min.
A howling wolf, an embarrassing incident and a missed opportunity. Love is made of courage.
Shutochnyi Tanec (A Facetious Dance aka. Comic Dance)
Regie Director: Sergey Ainutdinov / Russland / 1998 / 00:10:34 min.
A woman and a man are doing their houswork in an idyllic setting, surrounded by their animals. A music insert brings them all together to dance. No one can escape the continuing music until the village perishes.
Cowboys – High noon episode (Cowboys – High noon episode)
Regie Director: Phil Mulloy / Großbritannien / 1991 / 00:03:13 min.
Grotesque Wild West goes vaudeville. Prairie tales in stark, dark ink to outrage and illuminate. Clint and Chuck face each other out in the final showdown.
Birthday Boy (Birthday Boy)
Regie Director: Sejong Park / Australien / 2004 / 00:09:30 min. / Produktion Production: Australian Film Television and Radio School / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Australian Film, Television and Radio School
Korean War 1951: Little Manuk is playing on the streets of his village and dreaming of life at the front where his father is a soldier. He returns home to find a parcel on the doorstep and, thinking it is a birthday present, he opens it. But its contents will change his life.
Puppetboy – Episode 1: A Lady Visitor (Puppetboy – Episode 1: A Lady Visitor)
Regie Director: Johannes Nyholm / Schweden / 09/2008 / 00:04:20 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Swedish Film Institute (SFI)
Puppetboy is sweating floods of clay, preparing for a lady’s visit. He becomes even more nervous when she arrives. A claymation drama in four episodes.
Uncanny Valley (Uncanny Valley)
Regie Director: Paul Wenninger / Österreich / 06/2015 / 00:13:00 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Sixpack Film
In Uncanny Valley, we are at once bombarded by the psychological and physical intensity of a battle fought between desperate soldiers during the First World War.