In this animated short set on a lovely Greek Island, you are presented with a frenzied tale depicting the lengths an octopus reaches for the one he loves. When yanked from her tank and beloved partner, the remaining octopus is relentless in his quest to get her back while battling the culprit as he drives through a Greek island town to delivery his catch. The animation is lush and crisp with excellent fluidity, crispness and a brilliant ending. While the short is wordless, the musical soundtrack’s tempo keeps up with the action. Get more information and watch it here.
The short received many awards, including a nomination for Best Animated Short in 2009’s Academy Awards.
Directors: Julien Bocabeille, François-Xavier Chanioux, Olivier Delabarre, Thierry Marchand, Quentin Marmier, Emud Mokhberi
Genre: Animated short
Run time: 2 minutes, 26 seconds