The Real Place (2009)

  |  Animation, Short


Cam Christiansen gives playwright John Murrell's imagination free rein, suspending the laws of time and space to create a visual accompaniment to his flights of poetic fancy.


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21 January 2013 | bhamaker-1
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| Wonderful visual story of an imaginal life
I stumbled on this tiny short when it appeared on Sundance Channel between features, so my knowledge of John Murrell is limited. I was immediately captivated, however, by the narrative and imagery which combined in such a unique way to depict a road less taken by an incredibly creative individual. In these few brief minutes we see and hear in his own words, a man who gave his creative genius full reign and lived the life he was meant to live--full of inner stories brought to life through music, song and performance. Bravo to Mr. Murrell and the National Film Board of Canada for producing this unique bit of magic for the world to glimpse.

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Animation | Short

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Release Date:

16 January 2009

Language

English


Country of Origin

Canada

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