Ark is the award winning animation of Polish production from Grzegorz Jonkajtys. I found to be fascinating, the intricate level of detail in the design was incredible. The strong plot of a world on the brink of ending from a disease, forcing mankind to set sail in skyscraper like ships, in search for new uninhabited lands, but with those on board who then fall ill, are then expected to take a ladder to the roof of the ship, and to commit suicide.
Despite no dialogue throughout the piece, the short film’s overall feeling and meaning was portrayed well enough, simply through facial expressions and character actions, with a fantastic ending, with the run time of seven and a half minutes simply flying by, leaving you with more questions than answers and an ending to interpret in a million different ways. By far one of the best short films I’ve seen.
View here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y6Hz-IDJw0