Fifty-something Willy returns to the naturist community where he spent his youth to visit his sick mother. When she dies shortly after he arrives, Willy is confronted with the choices he made in his life. In confused sadness he flees into the forest. After a rough start, he finds the motherly protection of a big, gentle, hairy beast.
Director: Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels
Producer: Ben Tesseur, Nidia Santiago
Cinematographer: Marc James Roels
Editor: Marc James Roels & Emma De Swaef & Dieter Diependaele
Sound Designer: Bram Meindersma
Additional Credits: Animator: Andreas De Ridder, Animator: Alice Tambellini, Animator: Steven De Beul, Animator: Emma De Swaef
Marc studied animation at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium. He has directed three live action short films which have each garnered several awards.
Emma studied 'Documentary filmmaking' at the St-Lukas academy in Brussels. Her graduate film "Soft Plants" was her first animated short, introducing the character Willy.
Distributor: Autour de Minuit
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