Thursday, June 5, 2014

Video short animation "Mirage" by Jiaxin Zhang

Watch "Mirage" (54 min) Confucius said, "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." A traditional 2D animated story from a famous period of ancient Chinese history. The story is about a King troubled by nightmares because he killed so many innocent people. In his dreams, the King stands amid ruins, where many ghosts walk and he is swallowed by a monster. The dreams make him crazier. A hero comes into the King’s dream to destroy the monster, and the King realizes the monster in the dream was himself. It was his own desires that controlled him, changed him into a monster murdering to satisfy his own desires. Finally, when the King realizes his true inner power, he chooses to become a true and good person.

Directed by Jianxin Zhang