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I am alone, walking on the straight road.

OKAMOTO Masanori

Animated short film [Japan]

Inspired by TANEDA Santoka (1882-1940), one of Japan’s most prominent free-verse haiku poets, this animated work turns the emotion of “loneliness” into a symbol. Surrounded by mountain greenery in the midst of a solitary journey, the protagonist, redfaced and sl ightly tipsy, is portrayed in meticulous detail using a cutout technique.
(5 min. 53 sec.)

©OKAMOTO Masanori / Tokyo University of the Arts

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OKAMOTO Masanori

Japan

OKAMOTO Masanori was born in Tokyo in 1985. He began working as a freelance animator after completing a graduate degree in 2012.

( 2012 )

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