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Shadowplay

Australia, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Animation)

Director: Susan Kim

Set in a strange world of dead insects, glass trinkets and broken clocks, Shadowplay is the story of a small prince whose innocent childhood games are infiltrated by the darker tones of his imagination. An impressive combination of stop motion animation, under camera animation and computer compositing, the film features inventive lighting and an unsettling soundtrack of bells, whispers and distorted laughter.

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