Ionian Contemporary
Animation Festival ICONA
December, 2nd-5th, 2021
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Death and the Winemaker / Le Vigneron et la Mort

2nd Place - International Professional Short Animation - Jury

Screening: Professional Competition 7
France 2021
Duration: 18:59
Directed: Victor Jaquier
Screenplay: Victor Jaquier
Production: Arnaud S. Gantenbein
Dialogue Language: French

A young winemaker devotes himself to creating the best wine in the world, to win the hand of his beloved Mathilde – the daughter of his rich neighbour. He creates a wine so exquisite, that even Death demands to taste it. As he learns the awful truth about Mathilde’s fate, he captures Death in a barrel, ignoring the consequences on the natural order of things.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts