Fragments
Kakera
Original Title:Kakera
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Recommended for mature audiences only
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English Title:Fragments
Director(s): Naoyuki Tsuji
Production Company:ahoutengoku
Distribution Company:Light Cone
Year of Production:2016
Nationality:Japan
Screening Format:DIGITAL
Running Time:08:00
Techniques:charcoal on paper
Category:Narrative Short Animation

Synopsis:
This work is based on Chapter One of Hans Christian Andersenís The Snow Queen.The original text depicts a disaster brought about tools and technology.There is a connection between this theme and nuclear power plant accident that occurred in Japan in 2011. I attempted to create a new form of animation film through an interleaving depiction of the original story and a real accident.

Tsuji Naoyuki
About Tsuji Naoyuki
Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University in 1995. Tsuji has completed many short animation films using charcoal drawings, and these works are shown at various film festivals and exhibited at art museums and galleries both in Japan and overseas. He also designs flyers and makes illustration. Tsuji currently works as a part-time lecturer at Arts College Yokohama, and at Tokyo Zokei University.