The Periwig-Maker (1999)

  |  Animation, Short, Drama


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Europe; the plague years. A wigmaker, locked in his shop, observes the events and writes about them in his journal. Mostly, we see shrouded bodies, and a young girl who lives in the tavern ... See full summary »


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21 February 2021 | Hayden-86055
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| Doleful and cleverly done
Periwig maker is narrated by the excellent Kenneth Branagh and follows a man quarantined inside his home whilst a plague ravages outside (links to current events perhaps?!) The art style is very mesmeric and well crafted. It's not a very long film, indeed it is only 15 minutes long but that's all the more reason to check it out for yourself. Plot is straightforward and the ending intense.

8/10: Very intelligent artsy film

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