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Video: Man on the Chair

An animated figure’s world grows enigmatic when he begins to doubt reality.

Adam D’Arpino writes in Psyche: “At once meditative and unsettling, Man on the Chair by the Korean animator Jeong Dahee mines enigmatic art from the unknowable. With very few words from an unseen narrator and a stunning series of visuals, she sketches out the tale of a man who, unable to move, spirals deep into the ontological quandaries that have troubled him since childhood. The story unfolds like a haunting dream, drifting further into the surreal with each passing moment….” (continue reading…)

Director: Jeong Dahee
Producer: Ron Dyens

Running time: 7 minutes

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Man on the chair (still shot), Jeong Dahee

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