Official Selection

Train Ride (2023) Stop Motion Animation

United States of America 2023
Duration: 02:38
Directed by: Ariel Wills
Technique: Stop motion
Music: Adam Hichens
Production/School: Rhode Island School of Design

In this short film made from cut paper, the protagonist finds herself restless in her isolated bedroom and leaves to buy a train ticket. The trip slips into a world of magical realism as she finds her ticket lifting her into the sky to fly above the train and across the full moon.

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