Japan Media Arts Festival  

Animation Division

Jury Selections

The room the past lives

Animated short film

LEE Myeongjae [South Korea]

© LEE Myeongjae Photo: LEE Myeongjae


A man thought he was laying on bed in his room but wakes up in an abstract space with in nite number of doors lined up. When he opens a door with a sign that says “bad son’s room”, a number of himselves from the past, always complaining to him mother, pour out. Other doors say “did nothing room”, “pretty well lived room”, etc. One by one, he peers into the days that he lived. 

back to top