Locarno Shorts Weeks 2021

Umbilical

by Danski Tang
USA  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  7'  ·  o.v. Chinese

On Demand

06 - 12 | 02 | 2021

“This piece explores how my mother’s abusive marriage shaped my experiences in boarding school in China. Our shared desire for normalcy have been constantly at odds with the realities that surround us”.

Animator Danski Tang captures an intimate and honest conversation between mother and daughter. Reflecting on the impact of abusive parental relationships and being a woman growing up in China. Beautifully animated with a tender and simple style that examines the intricacies of gender and sexual identification, and the unique bond between mother and child.

 


Information

Director
Danski Tang

Producer
Danski Tang

Music
Sean Hayward

Sound
Danski Tang

Sound Designer
Danski Tang, Sean Hayward

Voice
Danski Tang

Editing
Danski Tang

Animation
Danski Tang

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