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The Stranger

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ABOUT THE FILM

Undoubtedly, the man in this piece crated a sculpture of a woman in search of salvation through love, but when she comes to life, the last vestiges of peace are taken from him. Man and woman, humankind and nature and the sense of irrationality drifting between the two. The chilly air is pregnant with loneliness and a profound sense of sadness.

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DIRECTOR'S DATA

Profile:
BA / Advertising & Multimedia Design / Hong-Ik University (2000) MFA / Animation Production / Korean National University of Arts (2003) MA / Animation / The Surrey Institute of Art & Design Unibersity College (2005)
Nationality:
Korea, republic of
Activities:
THE STRANGER (2005) SHE WEPT. (2003) YUSEUNGCHUNG (2002)
Screening / Award history:
THE STRANGER (2005); 4th Taiwan International Animation Festival/Asia's View Finder Special Program, Taiwan, 2006 Hirosima International Animation Festival/Stars of Students, Japan, 2006 7th Seoul Film Festival (SENEF 2006)/Net stream: Cinema for Net section, Korea, 2006 Jeonju International Film Festival/Korean Animation Section/Jeonju, Korea, 2006 6 eme Festival International du court metrage de Lille/Competition Animation, Lille, France, 2006 3rd Halloween Short Film Festival/Animus Films Award for Best Student Animation, London, UK, 2006 Tirana International Film Festival/International Competition, Tirana, Albania, 2006 "Back to the drawing board"/Klingsgate gallery, Garnham Maltings, UK, 2005 "The fox enjoys the exercise"/James Hockey Gallery, UK, 2005 SHE WEPT. (2003); London International Animation Festival (LIAF)/Korean Panorama, UK, 2006 Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF)/Korean Panorama, Australia, 2006 The Independent Animation Festival 2005/ "Jury Special Prize", Seoul, Korea, 2005 Naoussa International Film & Video Festival/Best animation award, Naoussa, Greece, 2005 "BRAND NEW 8"/Seoul Animation Centre, Seoul, Korea, 2003

8 people voted

power
2007-03-08 22:47:32

子供の頃に読んだ悲しい絵本のような物語。一見無骨に見えるタッチの絵柄だが、実はすごく繊細な絵なのだ。

はあと
2007-02-27 15:38:53

絵のタッチがやさしくて、哀しみが更に増しました。

sweety
2007-02-21 14:42:47

lonely. The girl, came, went away, and losed, like our hope! But we should not be sad, because we can creat another one, not disappearing one.

janela
2007-02-21 02:16:56

daddykins
2007-01-24 12:22:54

Sad,sad but heartfelt.

cyberirakli
2007-01-21 23:39:08

ostornolandres
2007-01-21 18:43:17

EVA
2007-01-16 11:13:08

Beauty and the Beast. Why that girl escaped from that Beast. I think he loves her... sad.