A collection of short, surreal vignettes. A frame story explains that these are advertisements which the animator was asked to create but, upon viewing, they were immediately rejected. The (fictional) animator breaks down mentally, and the animated world he created falls apart.
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Transgressive short which simply stands on two pillars: gross humour and violence. You can pretend it is something more accomplished, subtle or revelatory however chances are you are simply an enthusiastic fan of the above. Arguably you can find more accute and refined humour any day of the week on roadside motels' toilet doors.
I go back to this one a lot more than feels justified. It's very memey, but with a melancholy which is lost when you just see the images used as "lol random" reaction gifs. Inauspicious beginnings perhaps, but the sense of the absurd is already very much present and correct!
I love how the line between animation and animator is blurred. As the mental state of the animator influences the animation. The animation becomes less and less, stable and starts falling apart with each rejection.
Surreal, bizarre, absurd, funny, twisted and simple... and a little scary at times. It reminds me once again that surreal, bizarre and kind of disturbing but brilliant animated shorts are truly a dying art that has survived with an online cult following and some really creative independent animators, but sadly rarely accepted or even understood by the mainstream media.