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Handsomely animated by writer-director Ben Brand, Life is Beautiful finds a sweet and artful way to show the world Anton resides in, delivering a rather interesting take on what the after-life might look like. Life is Beautiful mixes eccentric and supernatural elements with moody and sadly comedic scenes, which allow the audience to ponder on how they experience their own surroundings and place in life.
– Myrna E. Duarte
Anton may be done with life, but life ain’t done with Anton. In his convincing decision to change his measly existence he discovers the real greatness of life.
‘Life is Beautiful’ is a 3D animation short made with support of Caviar Amsterdam, animation studio Fube, the dutch filmfund and the NTR. It’s part of the NTR SHORT! competition that premiered at the Dutch Film festival 2013 in Utrecht.
Producer: Caviar Amsterdam
Writer / Director: Ben Brand
Co-writer: Ilse Ott
Animation studio: Fube
For artwork and more information go to: facebook.com/Life.is.beautiful.theshort