The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

This is absolutely beautiful and brilliant, and if you have some time, experience this. As coincidence would have it, this animated short also just won an Oscar. Not that that matters- I think anyone, (but especially book lovers) could appreciate this. Just magical. Enjoy.

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) award winning author/ illustrator William Joyce and Co-director Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. Morris Lessmore is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.
-IMDb

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