Posted by: bluesyemre | May 22, 2014

El Empleo (The Employment) (An animated short film directed by Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso)

  • In a bizarre world, a working man is awoken by his alarm clock. He shaves, dresses and has breakfast. An unknown man holds up his mirror. Three people make up his chair and table. A woman stands, at the door, working as his coat hanger. He hails a ride and rides piggyback all the way to work. At a traffic light, a group of humans riding humans await the light to change. There are two men hanging on a pole representing traffic lights. One opens his jacket and reveals a red shirt. Then he closes his jacket, so the other man can reveal his green shirt. He puts his coat and briefcase in a locker where a woman is hanging on the locker door working as his coat hanger and briefcase holder. He takes an elevator ride up, using a human counterweight. There, he begins his work as a doormat. His boss shows up, scrapes his feet on his back and enters his office. He continues to lay there in front of an office door.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxUuU1jwMgM

http://vimeo.com/32966847

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1247184/

http://www.opusbou.com.ar/


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