human ear

human ear

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1d ago
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Animation, Puppets & Props / Yuching Li (Jing) Camera operation, Colour / Jiawei Chen (Szuyu) It depicts a morbid side of modern people and reflects present capitalism-driven and consumerism-driven culture. People blindly pursuing fashion and gratifying vanity; moreover, they indulge in imaginary value. In order to achieve wealthier and more famous, people have become cruel and arrogant unconsciously. Unfortunately, animals which are not able to against humans, they became tools of trades or materials of luxury goods for businessman. In the film, the world is dominated by fox, which symbolize cleverness and craftiness. Furthermore, humans are inferior to fox. The beginning of MATERIAL, as a caged human's point of view to see a fox chef making a pizza from another human; in addition, the feeling of waiting to be slaughtered has driven caged humans crazy. Then portraying fox's ignorance by having mad human cuisine at luxury restaurant; for instance, to have a human ear dish for hearing and to eat a human breast dish for growing breast, by the same token, humans (Cantonese) eat brains of alive monkeys for becoming cleverer. The end of MATERIAL, human materials of bags sneer at pretty fox ladies who compete for attention; besides, fox ladies consider themselves were born to have materials of fashion and nobility. 編劇 / 角色&模型 / 後製 李育淨 相機操作 / 調色 陳家崴 MATERIAL 以實驗性手法描繪當代人性的病態,反映當前資本主義及拜金文化驅使下,人類被時尚與虛榮同化,耽於虛擬的價值裡自我陶醉。為追求更多財富與名利,不知不覺成為殘忍自大的生物。不幸地,不比人類聰明的動物就淪為商人賺錢的利器和奢華時尚的材料。 本片以象徵聰明狡詐的狐狸做為世界主宰者,而人類僅是任狐宰割的次等生物。影片開端以被關在籠中的人類視角,目睹狐狸廚師將同類作成人眼球比薩,待宰的恐懼,將籠中人類都逼瘋。接著,藉由豪華餐廳所供應的瘋人食材料理,刻畫出狐狸情侶的愚昧,認為吃耳可補耳,吃胸可補胸,如同人類吃猴腦的道理。最後是製作皮件的「材料」(人類)。人類笑看美麗的狐狸小姐們較勁身上的行頭,而狐狸小姐們深信自己生來就是高貴時尚的「料」。