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Only minutes before the grand opening for his public performance, a venerable, yet modest Maestro prepares in silence. On his side, as always, his diligent and careful attendant: a mechanical arm which takes care of everything, putting the finishing touches to the virtuoso as time is swiftly ticking away. So, let's open the front curtain and break a leg.Written by
Entertaining, but not particularly artistic or groundbreaking
This short film is about the minutes that an opera singer preparing for a performance.
"Maestro" is funny and entertaining. It features a cute chicken like opera singer, preparing for a performance with the help of an automated arm device. The angle is constantly shifting, so it gives the viewers different perspective every second. The music is nice, the opera singing is convincing. The end twist is unexpected and funny, and it certainly made me laugh. However, as a stand alone animation, I think it is a rather forgettable effort. It gives a laugh, and nothing else. I can't say it is particularly artistic or groundbreaking.
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