“Fantasy, dream or reality? What is the difference? When people get old…”
This 8 minute tragic-comedy by Conrad Tambour tells the story of an old woman, who, to the horror of her son, is cooking up a meal in the middle of the night for her long-deceased friends.The film features the voices of famous Austrian actors such as Erni Mangold, Erwin Steinhauer, Klaus Ofczarek and Ingrid Burkhard.
A day of a man’s life is seen as on a videotape which is being rewound. When he wakes up in the morning he has no idea what lays ahead.
Oculus Story Studio is essentially the first competitor to Google’s Spotlight Stories. Like Spotlight Stories, it’s helmed by another ex-Pixar Artist and Director, in this case Sashka Unseld, Director of Pixar’s, The Blue Umbrella. Henry, a story about a porcupine that loves to hug his friends, looks to be the second short the Oculus team will release using the technology, and you can watch a nice trailer for the short below.