Takes the actors Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor out of their early silent films and casts them in a surreal, Gothic epic with an upending of the Frankenstein story and an undercurrent of hive collapse.
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A superb short film that mixes archival footage with delicate, hand drawn animation. I saw this as part of a collection of modern silent short films that were synched with live accompaniment during a special event at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago — the fusion was exhilarating.