You’re strolling down the block in the midst of the day when all of the sudden you discover something creeping behind you. It has outstanding entrance tooth, staring eyes, and isn’t carrying a sew of clothes. What to do when it makes a transfer towards you? As Ding demonstrates, you have to be able to battle again! Viciously!
In accordance with Short of the Week, the place io9 first noticed this disturbing but weirdly humorous vignette, Ding began out as a brief story by German filmmaker Malte Stein. His short film boasts hand-drawn animation and backgrounds—and you must assume hand-drawing was the easiest way to use all that expressive element to that creepy little determine. (Be warned, there’s some NSFW imagery on this one.)
Stein advised Wanting the Week that Ding is “an emblem of how ridiculous our impulsive aggression and fears might be,” in addition to a mirrored image on “his personal worry of violence, a illustration of humanity’s tendency to benefit from weaker individuals,” and a “type of persiflage of the basic monster movie.”
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