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'Desolation' is a short film based on 'The Knock', a science fiction short story published by Frederic Brown in 1948.
*spoiler below *
'The Knock' is about the last surviving man on Earth. 'Desolation' is about a man whose mental health leads him to believe he is the last man on Earth.
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What a twist on the classic... didn't know about the original, but the way you've switched up the theme while still keeping the plot element is just perfect. When we see the sign at the beginning though it really does seem like a post-apocalyptic world... jumping into the house, the TV feels like a contradiction to that. How would that work past the apocalypse?! In retrospect I guess it's a clue, or maybe it was always just showing static... but either way you really bring out the emotion here, and the anticipation that comes with the knock on the door. Somber and suitable music to boost the mood, and a great build-up till the end. Nice piece.
Thank you for your review Cyber! I am glad you enjoyed it.
was that minecraft music or starbound music in the background???
I don't think so
i cant stop getting tears in my eyes from watching this its how i really feel everyday for the rest of my life
I hope your knock comes mate.
This was beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
The imagery and choice of palette was wonderful. I enjoyed the manner in which the man conveyed his feelings expressively.
Keep at it,
We appreciate your review! Kevin (the artist) definitely has a way with capturing emotion. Cheers!
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