Call Me Stormy

Finding righteous currents in turbulent times


Anyone familiar with the art of sandpaintings will appreciate this 1996 animated short from Hungary. Géza M. Tóth, founder of the KEDD Animation Studio, paints in the sand at a seashore to retell the ancient myth of Icarus and his yearning to fly. The concept is brilliant, as well as the use of all the detritus that washes ashore — for instance, driftwood and seashells. Tóth is perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated short Maestro, but Icarus is just as original and imaginative.

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