Still Voices
Still Voices
Film Festival
Nov 15-19
2023
At The Heart Of Irish Cinema
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Polar Bear Bears Boredom

Japan | 7mins | Animation
Directed by: Koji Yamamura
Written by: Koji Yamamura
Produced by: Koji Yamamura
Language: English
Screening Time & Venue:
Online
Shorts Programme 15 | Online Platform | Nov 13 | 10am - 10pm
Links: Website
A polar bear who is very bored with various marine animals in the deep blue sea. It continues an ancient tradition of "Caricatures of Frolicking animals" in scroll painting-style; this time, "Frolicking Sea Animals," in animation form, with a play on Japanese and English language word-plays: "Hokyoku-Guma Suggoku Hima. / Polar bear bears boredom", "Kawauso Kawaisou. / Other otter, poor otter," etc.

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