“Déjeuner sur l’herbe” Asks the Big Questions

One of the standout films from the 2019 class at French animation school Gobelins, Déjeuner sur l’herbe (Lunch on the Grass) tracks a famous scientist whose bedrock skepticism (and life) is shattered after a UFO encounter.

Filled with grand themes, wonderful details, and nuanced characters, the film asks many questions while leaving most of the answers up to you.
 
Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE

Déjeuner sur l’herbe  - Animation Short Film Gobelins | STASH MAGAZINE
 
School: Gobelins
Directors: Jules Bourges, Jocelyn Charles, Nathan Harbonn Viaud, Pierre Rougemont
Soundtrack: Amandine Robillard, Anna Cordonnier
Sound design/mix: Cédric Denooz
 
 

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