A short animated film made entirely in Flash.
If you have a slow computer, you can watch this film on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=kmxjLBMBkNs
my personal website: www.lemoon.lt
A short explanation (better read after watching;)
Shortness - yes it is short, about 1 minute length. It was meant to be short. I made this film for a 30 seconds movie contest, and then made this longer vesion of it, because the previous version didn't captured the feeling i wanted. Well, it could be even longer than this, but i think that one minute is enough to tell what i wanted this time.
Simplicity - The world is full of complicated things, and i often get a need for simplicity, for something calming. I like simple things they are like counterweight to these complicated. The story is very very simple, but touches an interesting point for me.
By the way, have you ever played games such as "Ico" or "Shadow of the colossus"? Their stories are very simple, but they touch you so deeply.
The meaning - some people may think that what they see is just random scenes: somebody drowns, somebody gets born. I tried to put an actual meaning behind this, but i don't know if i succeded enought. I was concidering every scene, every scene is important and has a meaning. The plot is like a little puzzle for the viewer, because if i made it absolutely clear, there would be no challenge, it would get too simple. Now the viewer gets abibility to think about it and find his own interpretation.
Plot explanation - the first character dies in his worl (sky) is born as a human child in our world (ground). The water symbolises a gate between two worlds. And the fish he sees is the last wiew from the former dimension. He will not be able to see it anymore. Until he dies and is born there again.
I agree that this movie could be better and has some holes. Thank you for reviewing! Both possitive end negative criticism is important to me. (And sorry for my bad english:)