29 July 2013

The Package

A man with OCD lives his life in a thoroughly ordered, antiseptic manner.  Everything is just how he needs it and as such he keeps his anxiety down to a minimum.  Although he hasn’t stepped outside his door for quite a while everything he needs is delivered to him.  Then one day the delivery man brings and unexpected package…

This is a very sweet animated short with, what you might imagine, a not very promising premise. Yet directors Vitaly Magdalits and  Daria Simkin have  produced a very human and heart-warming story here.  True, there is of course an element of having to suspend your disbelief but this is animation – that goes with the territory!