Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Oscar Wilde
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Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things
When you’re famous sometimes just doing your job can be tough.
The Grim Reaper, trying to harvest the soul of an aging star named Sean, is interrupted by a mysterious sorcerer…
By the students at ArtFX Ecole d’animation.
Perhaps due to my own certain age, I tend to particularly enjoy the shorts when an older person outwits or non-plusses the Grim Reaper. It’s not an uncommon story, there are a few laying around the crow’s nest here already, and I love ’em.
This animation is also in French – with French subtitles. I don’t know French. There is a lot of dialogue, or at least monologue – in French. Which I don’t know.
And I don’t think it matters. The story is independent of the dialogue and is a fun bit of romp.
From the folks at ESMA.
Even the Grim Reaper has ‘one of those days’ now and then…