Joaquín Cociña and Cristóbal León descend into the psychologically disturbing world of a baby escaped from non secular fanatics of their feature-length movie The Wolf House. Layered with audio of unsettling voices and the quiet mutterings of a younger lady, the grotesque animation seamlessly blends horror and documentary because it recounts some of the tragedies of the Colonia Dignidad, the post-World Warfare II colony that was established by Germans and Chileans below the dictatorial rule of Basic Augusto Pinochet. Based in 1961, the remoted space was notorious for torture, internment, and homicide, and The Wolf Home showcases its impression on a baby who takes refuge in a unusual home.
Followers of filmmaker Daisy Jacobs and artist BLU will acknowledge some of the strategies utilized in Cociña and León’s work, together with traditional stop-motion strategies and portray straight on the partitions of the set. Characters shift continually, whether or not between two and three dimensions as they morph from murals into sculptural creatures or as they contort their our bodies from life-sized kinds to large heads and from human to animal.
Cociña and León, who’re from Chile initially, have been collaborating since 2007 and lead the Santiago-based manufacturing firm Diluvio. You possibly can stream The Wolf Home on ScreeningRoom, and see extra of the duo’s genre-bending work on their site and Vimeo.
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