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Runaway by Cordell Barker (2009)

This movie is interesting because director Cordell Barker appeared in some “how it was made” videos about it. Happy passengers are having a great time on a crowded train, oblivious to the unknown fate that awaits them around the bend.

Paradise by Ishu Patel (1984)

It was nominated for an Oscar. In Paradise the landscape is a lush tropical garden surrounding a dazzling castle in which an emperor is entertained by a bird whose plumage is a riot of colours. Outside, in the garden, an envious black bird dreams of becoming as desirable as the bird in the cage.

Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)

Montreal filmmakers Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski spent more than five years on this movie. Portrait artist Jason Walker created the technique of adding composited human eyes to the stop motion puppets. The film won the Canal + Grand Prize for best short film.