Loosely following a traditional Passover Seder, events from the Book of Exodus are retold by Moses, Aharon, the Angel of Death, Jesus, and the director's own father. But there's another ...
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An animated short set to the tune of Pat Boone's Exodus Song satirizing the history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant. "I envisioned This Land Is Mine as the last scene ... See full summary »
Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Louise, an old lady, finds herself stranded in a seaside resort after the last train of the holiday season has left the station. But far from panicking, the fearless Louise decides to stay,... See full summary »
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In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of romance. But when a scheming "other" woman drives a wedge of jealousy into ... See full summary »
In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water... See full summary »
Loosely following a traditional Passover Seder, events from the Book of Exodus are retold by Moses, Aharon, the Angel of Death, Jesus, and the director's own father. But there's another side to this story: that of the Goddesses, humanity's earliest deities. 'Seder-Masochism' resurrects the Great Mother in a tragic struggle against the forces of patriarchy.Written by
and Brian McInnis
In the "Go Down Moses" segment, there is a sing-along segment with a bouncing ball to follow the words shown onscreen. The words have been written out in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. The characters do, in fact, spell out the words of the song phonetically in English. See more »
I have not seen Sita nor Seder-M. But I have seen The Prophet several times and think it is a very worthy, very unique, very touching animated film. So, I would disagree with Darliedraws that Nina Paley cannot produce emotion, or is a "one-trick pony." I especially recommend it for young people. It uses differing animators utilizing very different techniques & styles to illustrate the various poems of Gibran. The base storyline uses hand-drawn animation and has a plot and characters which will appeal to most everyone. It carries a positive attitude and conveys idealism while acknowledging the harsh sides of life. It also includes a unique assortment of musical styles. Well-done!
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