25th Animation Division Jury Selections
Animated short film
NONOWE Akihito / SANO Isao / TAKASHIRO Konoka［Japan］
The weak beat those who are weaker, and the even weaker beat those who are even weaker. A man refuses to accept the vicious cycle of the world and decides to break the chain. The bleak, apocalyptic world takes on a mythic atmosphere toward the end of the film. This short film is composed of approximately 10,000 time-lapse shots, various materials and techniques, and a wide range of music, including acoustic sounds and beat-based music.