Clara is melancholy in tone yet playfully conceived by new-media artist Van Sowerwine. Through twelve-year-old Clara Van Sowerwine explores the pain of loss in this beautifully shot stop-motion animated short. Clara won Special Mention and was a Best Short Film nominee at Cannes Film Festival in 2005.
Struggling with a massive change in her life, twelve-year-old Clara is disoriented and confused. Her efforts to remedy the situation and make sense of her new world are thwarted when flowers attack her and ants invade her home. Her enchanted childhood has changed forever.