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Mar 6, 2012 | 9:28 AM EST
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Author Comments

A cutout style animation, based on story I wrote

Edit: First off, I really want to thank people who left comments and reviews. I can't respond to each individually, but I did read them all and I got a lot of helpful feedback and interesting interpretations on this story.

I think this animation is a little more open ended than the original story, which in a way I like because so far people have different views on what the point of this story is

In the original story, there is somewhat more importance on the pig's head because of its connotations and it is more clear cut. First of all, most people are pretty disgusted by eating a pig's head and it is a disgusting sight to have to face. Second of all, many poor families would eat a pig's head because they were trying to be economical by using every part of the pig... There is also more of a family dynamic between the husband and wife and the servants, and how they takes sides in the original story. I never actually state what causes their relationship to go wrong, but maybe viewers will see for themselves what they want to see

It is interesting to see how viewers pin blame on the husband, while maybe others might see it as the fault of the wife or maybe both the husband and wife are awful people... Or just people who have fallen astray

But I am writing another story I plan to animate, and I am definitely looking back on these comments to guide me because they were pretty great.

(P.s. if you are a sound artist and would maybe be interested in my next project which is a little similar to this, maybe pm me!)

Reviews


TheGritzTheGritz

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Finally a flash with a little more class than the usual "TOROLOROLRO, PENIS JOKE" scheme. I love the fact that there are some messages to be taken from this. Easily deserves every last bit of attention it has and then some.

4.5/5


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TackledLobsterTackledLobster

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I liked it, reminds me of a Tim Burton kind-of thing. Keep up the good work!



Lr7mg32Lr7mg32

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very nice story, great art, great music. I love it, 9/10.



7footMidget7footMidget

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

I enjoyed the art style, the story, and the music( even if it ended early) but the animation itself struck me as a little lazy, what with the amount of tween use. Tweens made an animation that could have been wonderful, into something boring and mechanical.


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MrLoiguMrLoigu

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Love your work,you used a very interesting style for this animation,and executed the message in an artistic and clear way.Its works like these that make me wanna keep animating.Keep it up.