TOXIC LOVE. Animation as an antidote to romanticism.

TAKE_ME_PLEASE

The pleasures and nightmares of romantic love and heteronormative relationships, brought together in a collection of animated delights which, varying from the light-hearted to the dangerous, serve as an antidote to princes and princesses charming idealisation.

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Izabela Plucińska  | Poland | 2021 | 6 min. 

An oblique but shocking portrayal of the harshness of male violence in the domestic sphere.

FILLES BLEUES, PEUR BLANCHE
Marie Jacotey, Lola Halifa-Lgrand | France | 2020 | 10 min.

Flora goes to meet Nils' parents. On the way, she falls prisoner to her doubts, in the form of an army of Nils' ex-girlfriends and bloodthirsty Amazons.

HOLD ME TIGHT
Leoluna Robert -Tourneur | Belgium, France | 2021 | 7 min.

In the midst of nature, a wild encounter between two bodies that intertwine and fight in an aggressive sexual dance.

JUST A GUY
Shoko Hara | Germany | 2020 | 15 min.

Three women share their (real) love experiences with Richard Ramirez: a handsome serial killer they met while in prison.

TAKE ME PLEASE
Olivér Hegyi | Hungary  | 2017 | 14 min.

A man's post break-up eulogy, a manual on what NOT to do to recover a doomed love relationship.

TWO FOR TWO
Jelena Oroz | Croatia  | 2018  | 8 min.

The flats of life with a partner and the pettiness of each other, which in this surreal, colourfully intricate film are shown in the form of bunnies.

WHITE, BLACK AND TRUE LOVE
Anja Paternoster | Slovenia | 2021 | 5 min. 

An allegory of agreements and disagreements in love stories, a delicate animation that fuses bodies and paint.