Datum Point

2015, Japan
7 min., col., language — Japanese

Director, producer, editing, animation Ryo Orikasa
Sound Shun Owada
Sales Ryo Orikasa

By poem Yoshiro Ishihara «Suijun genten» (Datum point). 
Yoshiro Ishihara (1915–1977), who burst upon the scene of Japanese modern poetry in the mid-1950s, is now remembered as a «poet of silence.» He said «A poem is an impulse to resist writing». This film is an attempt to seek out the landscape from his poem.

Prize for Best experimental animation, Ottawa international animation festival