A first love is corrupted as a man recalls his affair with a beautiful circus contortionist in this stop-motion animation of wooden manikins.
“A love story so beautiful and incredibly touching in its simplicity… it’s a real gem of untarnished beauty."  -Short of the Week

Directed and produced by Chel White

Written and Narrated by Joe Frank

Key Animator:  Jeff Riley. Diner scene animated by Teresa Drilling. 

Director of Photography: Mark Eifert
Music by Courtney Von Drehle
Edited by Steven Miller & Chel White
Art Director: Bartek Prusiewicz
Sound Design & Mix by Lance Limbocker
Production Company: Chel White Films Inc.
(Best Animated Short @Florida Film Festival, SXSW collection)
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