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Films By Don Hertzfeldt

Billy, the stick figure boy, holds in one hand a balloon and shakes a rattle with the other - a happy scene. Or so it seems until his balloon begins to have a sadistic mind of its own. The latest animation from this popular cult filmmaker is dark, twisted, relentlessly funny and is sure to give ... Read more
In our modern digital world it's a relief to see somebody actually using paper. A live animator and a cartoon rabbit battle for supremacy through sex, romance, children's parties and The Last Supper. In the tradition of Koko The Clown, Don Hertzfeldt has created a delightful pen and paper and live ... Read more
MIFF favourite Don Hertzfeldt (The Meaning of Life, MIFF 05; Billy's Balloon, MIFF 99), returns with this mixed-media stick figure animation about a man with acquired brain damage. Hertzfeldt's most ambitious work to date is a moving exploration of time, memory and mortality. ... D/P/S Don ... Read more
A quirky and oddly charming short that plays with the overly melodramatic struggles of dating and heartbreak. A blind date between two hopelessly naive, neurotic romantics goes from very bad to much worse. Extremely minimal, the childlike drawings are in themselves amusing to look at. The strength ... Read more
Acclaimed animator Don Hertzfeldt's latest offering, which premiered at Sundance, is made from tens of thousands of drawings and constructed entirely in camera. An exploration of time, life, death and Tchaikovsky, [The Meaning of Life] is an amazing portrayal of the earth's evolution over a billion ... Read more
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