Using a mix of images, animation, interviews and hypnotherapy regression, the film shows the experiences and feelings of a group of people who claim to have been abducted by aliens.
This short film was on late on TV one night and I thought I'd give it a stab. The subject matter is always interesting and it is hard to do a really bad film on the subject and this short keeps to that rule by being inventive and punchy. The subjects all talk to camera or in voice over about their experiences while visually these are represented by a variety of styles of animation. This mix of talking heads (both in hypnosis and normal) works really well. I don't know if I was totally convinced as to the truth of the whole affair but there was so much going on that I didn't have a great deal of time to really to question all that I was seeing and hearing.
The animation is well done by several animators and it really helps bring the words to life. While there is obviously room for artistic license, the voiceovers match very closely with the visuals and they both manage to enhance each other and make for a better, fuller short.
Overall this is not intended to be a very factual short that makes a compelling case that this stuff is real, it simply presents testimony in such a way that is interesting and entertaining to watch and leaves it up to us to decide for ourselves nothing is pushed down our throats or mocked it just `is'. Worth a watch out of curiosity there are better, longer films on the subject but this is short, punchy and involving.
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