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This one is about a man and his dog.
WARNING: May be slow on some older computers due to lots of textures and camera movement. It looked a bit choppy on my laptop. Select a lower quality if that's the case. I've put it up on youtube for anyone that finds it unwatchably laggy.
This is what I think:
I think the dog was aiming for the human body all the time. The man was not able to speak and always listened to what the dog said. He explains the man his own feelings, like a mirror.
The dog even made him kill himself (tumor), so that he could take him over in his weakened state and made it look like he (the dog) was the one sacrificing himself.
"You'd have a true friend, if you had your own tumor." - well, in this case the dog was the friend, caring for the man
Think about it: In the end the frankenstein-ish creature appears from the same skin-surrounded hole like the dog, uses the same way to speak and he's thanking the human body or even the tumor itself, not the leftovers of the dog.
Having a human face, the dog is now much more indepedent. Or the machine controlling him...
I don't get the testicle-like tumors at the tree thought...
Probably I'm all wrong with my interpretation anyway.
luv the disturbing content you place in almost all ur videos
Insanely Disturbing sums it up best
But heres my analysis of it
You have a man, who may represent man as a whole or an element of man. Who is lonely and depressed. The tree represents the numerous entertainment apparatuses (t.v, videogames, etc.) that try to make us feel happy but in the end cannot. The man is in a place where he is not himself and is in a deranged state (much like you Mr.Firth) and the dog represents a somewhat "normal" and not insane form of the man himself, not an actual dog. The tumor represents a false friend that simply wants to use you, and is more harmful that beneficial to you. Finally his "tumor" brings him to a breaking point in where either his life changes or he dies (suicide?). The "dog" (his voice of reason) finally resonates with him, and he leaves his depressed and contorted state, but not without physical and emotional scars (and deformities left) and also a part of him dies (he switched places with the dog, and that part of him dies). He finally tells the tumor (false friend) a sarcastic "thank you" because without the tumor he would not have gotten better but the tumor really didn't care either which way.
that's just what I think I'm sure David Firth probably disagrees with me alot, but that's what i got out of it.
iv watched this 3 times and i think i have an idea of whats going on
but im not sure D:
I understand now
I watched this a few years ago. Saw it as nothing more than shock value and a "straight line" story. Now I appreciate it for what it is. I think the meaning is meant to be interpreted in the eyes of the viewer, it's supposed to make you think.
The symbolism, eerie atmosphere, and mood of the whole thing make this something special. I wish more people could watch it with an open mind, or in my case, give it a 2nd chance
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