Japan Media Arts Festival  

Animation Division

Jury Selections

Perfect Town

Animated short film

Anaïs VOIROL [Switzerland]

© Anaïs Voirol Photo: Anaïs Voirol


In a deserted place, there is a pedestal that resembles a giant rock. The characters, sometimes helping sometimes stepping on each other, climb up the stairs toward the Perfect Town. There at the top, the whole city is searching for the (impossible) state of perfection, but the behavior of its inhabitants is constantly evaluated and, if they are considered disqualified, they’re thrown off the pedestal. 

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