15 September 2013


A pine tree discovers, to its delight, that its cones are ready to come forth. Fear for the future of its children leads it to hide them away. Yet while they are hidden from sight they develop aspirations which the old tree cannot contain.

This beautifully made, rather enigmatic animated short was created by Gal Daniel of Gala Sheep. It is one of those pieces of film that, inexplicably, stay with you long after the final credits have rolled. I think I might describe it as charmingly bizarre – if asked!