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Bone Mother (2018)

A vain and arrogant youth dares to enter Baba Yaga's living house of bones. What emerges will forever fill our nights with terror.


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Credited cast:
Rafael Petardi ... Vlad (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Renee Madeline Le Guerrier ... Baba Yaga


Who dares to disturb the devil's grandmother and enter her slumbering house of bones? Who is foolish enough to betray this immortal nature-spirit, whose iron teeth gnash with insatiable hunger? Baba Yaga surely holds the answers you need, but are they the answers you seek? Tread lightly, all those who pass this way, for your ambitious schemes could come back to haunt you - In the deep forests of 15th-century Eastern Europe, a vain and arrogant prince sets off on a quest for immortality. But what he finds is an ancient guardian too terrible and powerful to deceive. Inspired by centuries-old Slavic folklore, Bone Mother is a dark and ominous tale set in a time when nature was still shrouded in malevolent mystery-back when the legends that haunt our nightmares were born. Blending primal energies with modern 3D-printing technology and thousands of painstakingly hand-painted models, this visually captivating short film brings the enigmatic supernatural being Baba Yaga and the merciless ...

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15 September 2018 (Canada) See more »

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Wow, this was awesome! Talk about a novel take on the origin of Dracula!

Well the first thing that grabbed me about this was the very strange and atmospheric style of the animation, it looked almost like stop motion and I quite liked it, it was beautifully gothic and very striking, and the tone of it was very ominous and fascinating as the ancient witch Baba Yaga was approached in her nightmarish dwelling place by an arrogant young noble on horseback who boldly declared that in exchange for a drink of the precious elixir of eternal youth, which she guards, he will lead her to many more human bones for her collection, only he betrays her by burning her beloved walking house of bones to ashes and steals the water of life, to which she wrecks a terrible vengeance by tainting the elixir so that he is indeed young forever, but as an inhuman fiend that is neither living nor dead and that needs the blood of the living to survive, cursed until the end of time... Thus the first vampire was born of Baba Yaga's savage malice! I love the mythology of this short and how it adds new bits of lore to these famous figures of dark fantasy, especially Baba Yaga who is very powerful and not to be trifled with at all, as Prince Vlad learns to his eternal cost! I love the way it uses all of the witch's classic touches, she's in the flying cauldron and she lives in her freaky living house with the chicken legs, it was very terrifically brought to life in this short it really left me wanting more like it. Suspenseful animation, thrilling atmospherics and great use of one of the more scary creations of folklore, very cool stuff and what an excellent short, I really loved it! X

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