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Whistle Stop

Whistle Stop
Martin Arnold
Animation and Musique concrète 2021
Animated Film
Austria
2014
4 minutes
without dialogue
subtitles: 
None

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Martin Arnold
Martin Arnold

Daffy Duck is caught in an animation loop. Martin Arnold dissects the industrial animated film production with its extreme division of labour, where body parts of the characters are isolated on different cels and moved separately, in loops and outside their habitat, separated from the background. Daffy’s beak wiggles, his wing hands flutter in the black void. An artistic and psychological study.

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