A story of two unfaithful men engaged in adultery suddenly finding themselves caught in-between an apartment with a clogged toilet as a result of an overnight outbreak of dysentery, in a chaotic city going on lock-down, and the impending return of the man’s wife.
Kajiwara is a member of a university filmmaking circle.She is making her first and last film of her student days. Immediately before the work is completed, the few remaining production members gather at school with their own thoughts…
A young woman has been isolated in her house following the loss of her unborn baby and husband in a car accident. Her grief has consumed her, her whole life changed in one nightmare. What begun as grief for her, has turned into regular physical panic attacks. While trying to escape her inner pain, she must come to terms with her grief before she loses herself.
This is a story about Zhixin Zhou, a thirty-year old uber driver, living in the miserable life with the misfortune of origin and loss of family. Even if the strange city cannot offer any meaningful destination but isolation, he drive with calm. Although he have seen such various passengers, the boy in skirt, the thief stealing for bride price, and the abandoned old man with persistence still greatly inspired him. When he is observing others, we are observing him, which is namely an endless cycle between self existence forms.
Vicious Circle is an experimental documentary animation about my relationship with my mother. The audio consists of a recorded conversation between me and my grandmother. My grandmother speaks openly about her relationship with her daughter (my mother.) During the conversation my grandmother explains how she sent my mother to someone else’s house for foster care because she could not afford to care for her. My grandmother explains their current complicated relationship. My grandmother’s lack of love for my mother resulted in my mothers exerting extreme control over me. This vicious cycle was a result of actions brought about by the family between three generations. The film uses celluloid film as the main form of animation, and utilizes a large number of photo collage sequences to illustrate the tragedy of two generations of mothers and daughters.