This animated slapstick stars a vicious shadow and its owner. When the shadow gets fed up of being a shadow, the situation can evolve into a series of unexpected events in a dangerously mobile household.
Without Tears tells the story of a man who has decided to end his life because of unfulfilled love. But, tragicomically, he doesn’t succeed and his repeated attempts to take his own life keep on failing.
This captivating film follows a man walking through a beautiful and lush Diao Ling garden. The author presents a seemingly everyday spectacle from three points of view by means of splitting the screen. Apart from the main hero Chuang Zsu, the film also stars a mantis and a cicada.
In this film, Magda Guidi abandoned her typical combination of drawing with acrylic painting in favour of marker-coloured drawing. But she remained faithful to her characteristic fluid animated ride and so this battle amongst hungry monsters is as suggestive as her previous films.