TRAVEL & MORE
It's a tradition for the family, the butterfly hunters, to finish their own pictures of butterflies. However, as time goes by, the environment changes a lot and the forests began to disappear rapidly, which make butterflies diminish. How can these butterfly hunters accomplish their own works? The concept comes from some key words from Taiwan : a kingdom of butterflies, a country of exporting butterflies, and Euploeas (the second largest group of native butterflies.)
A brand new prince marionette puppet, is gaining on his confidence as he successfully entertains children in a little wooden mechanical puppet theatre. Until night falls and the seats of the puppet theatre suddenly fill up with adults wanting their money’s worth of entertainment. The prince fails to charm his new audience, and the rusty gears of the old entertainment machine start turning above him. Loose strings tighten as prince is forced through a cavalcade of immoralities in an attempt to satisfy the demands of our audience.
An animated film about a woman finds the diary she kept as a teenager, and then goes back in time to try to talk some sense into her teenage self.
The ugly parrot Pierre gets lucky when a fashionable pirate is being just a little too fashionably late …
A struggling medical student gets way more than he bargained for when his new roommate moves in. Can they find a way to share their living space … when one of them is a zombie!?
In a normal quiet Sunday, Dr. Evil Mantis attacked K-City unexpectedly with his gigantic claw, the entire city in panic and in danger. At the very critical moment, one young man stood out and fight the Dr. Evil Mantis. This is the moment for the hidden superhero, and his secret power is about to turn this chaos upside down. The Legend is about to begin...
An old man wakes up to a routine day with his cat, who is his only friend. After making his breakfast, while drinking his coffee near a window, he watches the street, people, and life. He wants to be inside this life like he used to be. Then he comes up with an idea to break this routine circle, and end his loneliness.
Haru returns home in denial after a tsunami, where he must learn to deal with his loss through an encounter with a magical sea Spirit.
Following his dog’s kidnapper through a relentlessly moving city, the warmhearted vagabond Dio discovers how far society has gone to keep up its pace.
Animated short films at this year's festival include a selection from the Animation Workshop:
Landlocked Film Festival has had a strong relationship with the Animation Workshop (located in Denmark) for several years now. Their students, who come from many countries, learn to produce intriguing, top-quality animation, and we are thrilled to be showcasing that talent again this year at Landlocked.