During the Animafest, back in June, I have visited master class by cartoonist Bill Plympton where he was talking about his approach to cartoons and showed us some of his latest films. Afterward, we sat and talked a little bit on his career, influences and animation…
Photo taken from independentfilm.com (c)
For those of us hooked up to Miguelanxo Prado‘s atmospheric and, kind of Borgesian graphic novels, animated film ‘De Profundis – The Sound of the Sea‘ was simply an extended version of artist’s imaginative and poetic world.
This film has all complexity of the novel structure that characterizes Prado’s work with interlaced elements, like music and fluid atmosphere that simply slide on the big screen the idea of deep Ocean life and parallel, the idea of deep artist’s imaginarium inherited from his life experiences.