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A lifestory

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Sep 15, 2013 | 9:10 AM EDT
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A Lifestory' is an adventure based on an ancient poem. Animated and directed by Nacho Rodríguez , song composed by Abelardo Fernandez Bagüés , objects and backgrounds by Sara López It's a mix of Flash animation, stop motion and After Effects.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

A triumphant work! The mix of drawn and object animation was engaging, the music dreamy and ethereal, and the narrative compelling. A facinating and contemplative piece.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is a piece of great work you have just made! It have a great mix of real life stop motion and animation arts in a fluid way, the music was soothing and a great fit at a same time. The story itself tells a simple story of an adventure and the hero is seen in a simple way as most stories of adventure heroes, yet being so exciting, inspiring and a blend and blast of art in it. It is simply a very amazing animation art that is worth watching every second of it.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

This was really really amazing!!!!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Truly a piece of art that deservies the entire world to know about.

The animation was perfect and the music was life-changing.

Its this type of art that really change your opinion about something and by god you nailed it :)

I only wish i could buy the music on itunes, is it avalible on it?

At any rate thank you for making this Masterpiece, god bless your imagination and talent m8 :)

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nachotururu responds:

Big thanks! (on behalf of the composer, too)
you can download it for free here!portraits/ckiy
it's the one at the bottom of the page


Rated 5 / 5 stars

A masterpiece.

I've loved Mr. Coo for years, and have long been impressed with the fluidity and clarity of the animation. It so eloquently delivered whimsey that was beyond language and could transverse culture. Mr. Coo has always been one of those rare gems I could share with anyone.

But this is a truly epic story, delivered in the vein of Joseph Campbell's hero.
What I pull from this presentation is the indication of an important and righteous goal. The lack of hesitation from our lovable hero suggests an acceptance of his destiny.
The rest of the symbolism comes clearly and exquisitely when I look at it in this light.
My favorite part was at the end when he took off his mask because he simply didn't need to be afraid anymore.

Thank you so much for this. What a beautiful gift you've made for us!

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nachotururu responds:

wow, thanks a lot man! About the interpretation, you got it right. The original text is called 'The hymn of the pearl', if you want to look into it. Cheers!