Short Film: ‘Carn’ Has Animation as Raw as its Storytelling

Carn Short Film

Why Watch? Feeling truly like a storybook come to life, Jeff Le Bars‘ short film features vibrant animation with jagged edges and a pop-up sentimentality. It’s the kind of movie you should watch under the covers with a flashlight after your parents have told you five times to go to sleep.

It focuses on a little boy lost in the depths of a snowdrift and the dying wolf mother that he makes a deal with to survive.

It’s sinister in its execution, but there’s great humanity underneath its sharpness. Aggressive and bloody, it’s a robust meal with a dark heart beating at its center.

What Will It Cost? About 5 minutes

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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