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How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels

How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels
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Description: Craig Welch takes viewers inside a surreal, meticulously crafted world to meet a mysterious protagonist and his otherworldly visitor. In this surreal exposition, we meet a man, obsessed with control. His intricate gadgets manipulate yet insulate, as his science dissects and reduces. How exactly are wings attached to the back of angels? In this invented world drained of emotion, where everything goes through the motions, he is brushed by indefinite longings. Whether he can transcend his obsessions and fears is the heart of the matter. A film without words. ... (more)
Tags: Canada (5), 1990s (5), Short (5), Animation (4), Short Film (3), 1997 (2), Animated (1), Talkies (1), Surrealism (1), Black & White (1), NFBCA (1), Sort (1), Youtube (1), Watch Online (1), Experimental (1)
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"DIR: Craig Welch SUMMARY: An isolated inventor attempts to unlock the riddle of how wings are attached to angels but he is consumed by vague obsessions that conflict with his automated world of total control. WHY IT'S HERE: Craig Welch's National Film Board of Canada short 'How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels' is a dark, elusive creation in which an obsessive inventor attempts to find answers to the unknowable while he longs for an ethereal representation of a woman. That the film "



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