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Love in Idleness

Synopsis
Animation. A short animated film exploring the fleeting delusional love relationship between Titania and Bottom. "The film focuses on the transformation and transfiguration of the two characters in the act of a frantic lovemaking. Scratchy animated lines, morphed body parts, fragments of flesh intersect and crash together into the crude rhythmical act performed by the deluded donkey and the tricked woman. There is no story, no time and no roles: only raw emotions and sensations". [From press material.]

The film is made with charcoal on paper; the images are a series of drawings constantly erased and retraced.
Series
Still Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Duration
4 mins

Credits

Director
Kim Noce
Animator
Kim Noce

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Trailer accessed on Vimeo 10/2016.
General
The film is part of Still Shakespeare slate of five short animated films developed and produced by Film London Artists’ Moving Image Networks in partnership with London Shakespeare Centre at King’s College London, animation company Film Club at Th1ng, animation company Sherbet and the University of Portsmouth. The film ideas were developed during workshops supported by the Cultural Institute at King’s College London.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://vimeo.com/163852926

Production Company

Name

Sherbet

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