Sayonara by Eric Bates (2011)

        Category: Student Videos | Article posted on: July 20, 2011

A young man, who has just lost his home, spends one last day with his best friend, a sea turtle, before moving on. This graduation project was made by Eric Bates at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Eric said; “Sayonara is based abstractly on my own experiences living in Japan, the concepts relate in many ways to these experiences, my friends, foods, things I saw, and things I felt over this time; in particular the idea of saying goodbye to close friends.” There is an extra sequence after the end credits.

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