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A Closer Look

United Kingdom 2022
Duration: 03:14
Directed by: Elena Gamper
Screenplay: Elena Gamper
Animation: Elena Gamper, Senay Capkiner, Emily Carter, Annabel Garman, Susana van Konijnenburg, Lauren Asprey, Rou Price
Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
Music: Matt Shears
Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
Dialogue language: No Dialogue

Inspired by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s discovery of microbial life, A Closer Look follows the scientist and inventor with a disdain for filth living in 17th century Netherlands. When his trials with a home-made microscope unveil a profound discovery, Antonie is forced to confront a discomforting reality.

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