Steampunk-Kurzfilm: The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello

(Youtube Direktsteampunk)

NC-Leser Frederique weisst mich nicht nur auf diesen fantastischen Kurzfilm hin (der mit 26 Minuten jetzt gar nicht so kurz, dafür aber mit seiner Silhouettenoptik und den tausend bei Jules Verne und Poe abgeschauten Ideen umso fantastischer ist), sondern auch noch gleich auf, ein wunderbares deutsches Steampunk-Blog!

Aus der Beschreibung des Kurzfilms bei Youtube:

Nominated for an Oscar and for a BAFTA award, Jasper Morello is a short feature made in a unique style of silhouette animation developed by director Anthony Lucas and inspired by the work of authors Edgar Alan Poe and Jules Verne. In the frontier city of Carpathia, Jasper Morello discovers that his former adversary Doctor Claude Belgon has returned from the grave. When Claude reveals that he knows the location of the ancient city of Alto Mea where the secrets of life have been discovered, Jasper cannot resist the temptation to bring his own dead wife Amelia back. But they are captured by Armand Forgette, leader of the radical Horizontalist anti-technology movement, who is determined to reanimate his terrorist father Vasco. As lightning energises the arcane machineries of life in the floating castle of Alto Mea, Jasper must choose between having his beloved restored or seeing the government of Gothia destroyed. Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his Plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.

Also winner of the Grand Prix award at the Annecy Animation Festival, Jasper has also won the top honours at the Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival, Best Animation at Flickerfest 2005, Best Animation at the Sydney Film Festival Dendy awards and Best Animation at Toronto worldwide shorts.

Genau das richtige, um meinen Obama-Kater auszukurieren. War spät gestern.

The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello