Director – Bruno Collet – 2019 – France – 12m
The techniques used in this remarkable short include both computer and puppet animation, with all the surfaces of both the puppets and the sets resembling that of a canvas painted with oils. It’s the perfect artistic form in which to express the story the film wishes to tell.
Louis is a painter suffering from dementia. Neither he nor his wife and model Michelle are coping well. He struggles to recognise different items of food by name at the dinner table – a bit of a problem when Michelle asks him to pass the pepper – and attempts to eat a banana without taking the skin off it first… [read more]
Nominated for Best Animated Short at the 2019 (92nd) Oscars.
As part of my Annecy 2019 coverage, I review Memorable (Mémorable) for DMovies.org.