The Great Rabbit
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    The Great Rabbit

    Gurehto rabitto

    Directed by

    France

    2011

    7 min

    • No dialogue

    Animation, Short

    A magical animation that is also a profound conundrum. Once we called the noble, profound and mysterious existence The Great. But we have moved with the times and our thoughts and consciousness have changed.

    Awards

    • Silver Bear - Berlin IFF

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Atsushi Wada

    Director's Statement

    If you believe in the Rabbit, you’ll believe in anything. If you don’t believe in the Rabbit, it means that you wouldn’t believe anything.

    Sales
    CARTE BLANCHE
    Production
    SACREBLEU PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    CARTE BLANCHE
    Atsushi Wada

    Atsushi Wada

    Japan

    I think that books and documentaries have a lot of influence on me. When I hear words I imagine pictures. Subtle gestures or behaviours create a kind of flash of realization in me

    Born in Hyogo Prefecture, 1980. He studied visual image at Osaka Kyoiku University, Image Forum Institute of Moving Image and the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts. He started producing animation works on his own since 2002, and released HANA NO HI (DAY OF NOSE), SOU IU MEGANE (WELL, THAT'S GLASSES), and more. IN A PIG'S EYE won the Best Film Award at the Fantoche International Animation Film Festival in 2010 as well as the Best Animated Film at Curtas Vila do Conde Film Festival the same year, and his work, HARU NO SKIKUMI (THE MECHANISM OF SPRING), was screened at the Venice International Film Festival. His latest work, THE GREAT RABBIT (GUREHTO RABITTO) won the silver bear in the Berlinale International Film Festival 2012.

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