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The Notwist 'Kong' by Yu Sato

David Knight - 11th Mar 2014

Remember when half of England was underwater? Okay, Somerset probably still is underwater. But Yu Sato's video for German indie-combo The Notwist's excellent Kong (which includes plenty of references to the rain never stopping) arrived in timely fashion in the midst of the Jan/Feb '14 deluge.

The animation, featuring illustrations from Tim Divall in the style of 50s information films, tells the story of a boy trapped by a flood that threatens to submerge the city. He's holding out for a hero - in the shape of Kong. Who duly arrives on cue to take on the Water Monster...

 

David Knight - 11th Mar 2014

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Director
Yu Sato

Animation

Animator
Tim Divall

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Label
City Slang

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Animation
Ana Kazaroff
Animation Assistant
Alex Castro

David Knight - 11th Mar 2014

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