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A giant tiger mysteriously appears in a big city. It will reveal the hidden reality in an otherwise ordinary night.

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William Blake (inspiration), Guilherme Marcondes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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As the lights of a carnival midway dim, a huge tiger emerges from the dark. As it walks through the city, illuminated plants flourish in its path. It approaches a large apartment building: a napping man's TV goes off, he wakes and walks to the window, sees the tiger and is transformed into a monkey. Similar transformations occur as the tiger walks through the city: cars become snails, football fans become insects, hipsters outside a club become toucans. The tiger reaches a hilltop outside the city. Behind him in the city, plants glow and the air is full of flying creatures. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Animation | Short

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Country:

Brazil

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Release Date:

6 June 2006 (Brazil) See more »

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A visual feast for the eyes and ears
29 July 2008 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

A large wooden tiger puppet is animated by three people dressed head to toe in black (such as you'd see in some Asian theater). It walks through the streets of a large city and as it passes strangely drawn people, they become bugs or animals. Soon, all of the residents are changed as the tiger mounts a hill overlooking the city. All this is done using the puppet, lots of computer generated animation as well as what looks like hand-drawn animation. All this is set to an infectious pulsing musical beat.

This short film from Brazil is one of the strangest yet more intriguing films I have seen in some time. However, if you try to watch the film and demand a traditional narrative or even something that vaguely makes sense, then you will most likely hate this film. Instead, this is like a piece of art---one you simply look at and don't try to interpret or understand. And, as a work of art, this film is amazing--very, very different and very captivating.


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