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"Do you wish to see a miracle?" Dr Claude Belgon, Aerial Biologist from the Academy
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Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 8 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Joel Edgerton ... Jasper Morello (voice)

Helmut Bakaitis ... Doctor Claude Belgon (voice)
Tommy Dysart ... Captain Griswald (voice)
Jude Beaumont ... Amelia (voice)

Richard Moss ... Kovaks and Additional Voices (voice)
Lewis Fiander ... Engineer Kemp and Additional Voices (voice)

Directed by
Anthony Lucas 
 
Writing credits
Mark Shirrefs (screenplay)

Anthony Lucas (story) &
Mark Shirrefs (story)

Produced by
Susie Campbell .... executive producer
Anthony Lucas .... producer
Julia Lucas .... producer
Mark Shirrefs .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bruce Rowland 
 
Film Editing by
David Tait 
 
Production Design by
Anthony Lucas 
 
Sound Department
Matt Bauer .... sound editor
John Rowland .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
David Tait .... visual effects supervisor
 
Animation Department
David Cook .... animator
Janelle Kilner .... animator
Brock Knowles .... animator
Anthony Lucas .... animator
Jacob Winkler .... animator
 
Music Department
Robin Gray .... scoring mixer
 
Other crew
Tony Nagle .... production accountant
 

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Australia:26 min | Argentina:28 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The Best Short Film I've Ever Seen, 15 April 2012
Author: Joshua Mitchell from Here

I struggle to find a true flaw in this beautiful short film. At 26 minutes run time, we experience a lovely tale of woe. A tale of horror and darkness. A trip that I usually avoid as far as cinema goes. But this is a masterpiece.

The title is a mouthful, and likewise, there's a lot of food for thought in this short film that will entertain the mind for hours.

The animation style is unique and beautiful. It appears to be both 2D and 3D at the same time, with each character being nothing more than a mere silhouette. The film is composed of black, white and gray colors. Occasionally, there is some red. I can't imagine a better looking short film.

The music is, likewise, amazing. It's mysterious, and sets a marvelous tone for this work of art.

There are relatively few characters, and only three have definitive personalities. The character development is a little fast, but this is most likely a result of the short running time.

There is little humor in this short film, if any. Only bleakness, and utter darkness. This is by no means, something for younger children. What this really is, is a masterpiece, made for those old enough to swallow it.

If you are ready for the horrific tale of Jasper Morello, wait no more; you won't be disappointed. I wasn't.

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