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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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Cast

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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)
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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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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A dark steampunk fantasy, 28 December 2006
Author: Tura23 from United States

As short horror films go, this is one of the best I've seen in recent years. The story is genuinely chilling and the cut-out animation style is a perfect fit for old-fashioned narrative. Capturing the creepy essence of classic writers like Blackwood, Lovecraft, and Poe, this film is a mini-masterpiece and well worth tracking down. Fans of animation may notice a slight stylistic resemblance to some of the works of the brilliant Karel Zeman, although Zeman's work was seldom as intense or scary. The only problem I have with the film is that the disk is PAL encoded and won't play on standard North American DVD players.

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