The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

This short film is animated in an extraordinarily beautiful and fascinating style. Over the course of two-and-a-half years, a team under (and including) the director,Russian director an animator Aleksandr Petrov, manipulated oil paints on sheets of glass, to create what comes out to essentially a series of animated oil paintings constituting a film. It’s absolutely…

The Old Man and the Sea (1952) by Ernest Hemingway

A fantastic short novel (or novella – there doesn’t seem to be consensus) of Hemingway’s. I do truly love Hemingway’s economical writing style so much, it’s music to my ears. Or eyes, rather. In any case, I greatly enjoy this story. Even setting all subtext and thematics aside, it’s a very strong work. Hemingway’s prose…