a film by Rubén Möller
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Hebrew word for cave, ´Sheol´ is the place under the earth where departed spirits are believed to go.
there is no general accepted evidence that death
Alphabet of Ben Sira, as quoted in The Book of Genesis,
Sheol offers a unique style of computer graphics blended with time-lapse motion control movement. Extravagant tabletop camera work highlights the robotic rig to achieve this effort coined the RUEbot™.The lighting and camera mechanism took 7 years to develop and fabricate. Each shot scrutinized throughout production consumed yet another 2 years, boasting a sobering equation of ‘a year a minute’ for this alluring experience.
The film casts a spell wielding surrealistic sensations. A cavernous set literally comes to life gestured by a shifting light. The ebb and flow of this world strings together a series of events to muster layers of interpretation and appreciation. Strong character animation leaves a lingering impression as the smallest of actions lends to the ideology a universal though controversial notion.
International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Slamdance Film Festival
and assistance from
Sergio Garces Roy Moretti Bruce McRurie Tony Dutra Geoff Morbey Carlos Möller Ivan Diaz
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