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Dec 9, 2012 | 6:51 AM EST
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4:00 min runtime

made in 250 hours
This is similar to my "Heart of Stone" film but with more depth
I wanted to push myself with this one, doing more full animation.

Thanks for front paging me :)

Reviews


kinkexkinkex

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 16, 2012

loved it AMEN


nahtanojmal responds:

and to God be the glory, cause He did it for real


daedrickdaedrick

Rated 2 / 5 stars December 16, 2012

Completly agree with 98operate, 3 post bellow, get your story straigh man.


nahtanojmal responds:

"the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." 1 Cor 1:18 (in the Bible). If the message I'm trying to portray is foolishness I cannot hope to do much better, especially with very little words to explain and only 4 minutes.

Thanks for reviewing ;)


zombiechimp77zombiechimp77

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars December 16, 2012

I loved it, and I am appalled at how many people are taking off points because they don't believe in the message.


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nahtanojmal responds:

"the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." 1 Cor 1:18 (in the Bible). If the message I'm trying to portray is foolishness I cannot hope to do much better, especially with very little words to explain and only 4 minutes.

Thanks, and to God be the glory, because He did this for real


GrozomahGrozomah

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars December 16, 2012

Decent quality of animation, and the story was intriguing. To be honest, i believe in god as much as the next atheist, but i don't mind some lore now and then. I do believe that religion could do with a bit of occasional modernisation, and this is what you do here. Good job!
The only comment i have is that the ending is maybe a bit too cheezy for my taste. Overall a great animation! Keep on working :)


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nahtanojmal responds:

"i believe in god as much as the next atheist" :P :D

Hey thanks, I appreciate it ;)


98operate98operate

Rated 3 / 5 stars December 16, 2012

For Animations it is pretty good, story is kind of choppy...
Not really sure how it was a sacrafice made for them when, he could be revived again like nothing... doesn't really put any meaning behind the said sacrafice.

I mean I get you are trying to put out a message, but it's kind of coming out wrong. First part is the creature was killing and eating humans, apparently it is wrong to do that. But then the creature who feels pity and understands "the sacrafice" turns into human was given chicken to chew on. Just because we are humans of course we think it's bad for us to die and what not, but are you saying it is wrong for an animal or creature to kill us, but it is fine if it goes around the other way?

If by chance you make the argument that those said creatures were actually humans that have sinned so they got like that, what kind of judgement is that? you round up all of these creatures and tied them up. Fine! nothing wrong with that so far (you want to judge em), oh wait hold up whats going on now? they are all being released...hmmm why? oh wait this guy is volunteering to huh? so he died in place of them... okay? [of course by now everyone's thinking jesus] sure the creature laughed at them... why not? thinking back at their point of view, out of no where they were forcefully taken then strapped to a tree for no reason or at least one they did not know of, then released and was just close enough to watch one of the hunters strap their allies to kill . As if the gesture was a given that he died for their sake, because apparently they have done wrong. If it had stop there it would have less problems, but you instantly revived him. That in all ways is just reversing the process, that was no sacrifice you can't call it a sacrifice firstly knowing you would come back and secondly actually coming back. If anything the sad creature that supposedly understood she did wrong should be angry because the whole thing was a sham, not "oh I understand what you did for me back there"

The fact that god was surprised that one of the creatures felt remorse was very absurd. That literally meant god was expecting this to happen, that even though he sacrificed his son he was not expecting anyone to feel bad about it. Was this god going to strap them up and sacrifice his son daily? Or was this a one time deal? Either way you go at it, it makes your actions pointless.

Then the part about turning her human, like that really helps her a lot... you just set hordes of creatures free that eats human. If anything she just became their food.


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nahtanojmal responds:

It was actually bread not chicken.

"the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." 1 Cor 1:18 (in the Bible). If the message I'm trying to portray is foolishness I cannot hope to do much better, especially with very little words to explain and only 4 minutes.

Thanks for your review ;)