120’, O.V. with Italian subtitles
Next, (GB, 1990),
Screen Play (GB, 1993),
Achilles (GB, 1995),
Glibert & Sullivan (GB, 1998),
Hamilton Mattress (GB, 2001),
Plume (GB, 2011),
Tchaikowsky (GB, 2011),
Toby’s Traveling Circus (GB, 2013).
The career of the animation master Barry Purves is summed up in this amazing screening of his best short films, real stop-motion masterpieces. Among his best-known works, winners of several awards all around the world, we’d like to mention Next, a representation of Shakespeare’s creative universe in a single, formidable long take and Achilles, a plastic and inventive reinterpretation of the Trojan War with an eye for the aesthetics of classical sculpture.
Introduced by author Barry Purves