After losing her mother, director Fiona Dalwood dealt with the ensuing grief by exploring how the experience of loss transforms us.
The result is a remarkably powerful and touching animated short, showing how five people cope with death. Whether the grief is from the loss of a parent, a bunny, an amputated leg or a good friend by suicide, each person’s story rings familiar with anyone who has had to overcome a loss of their own.
The film is now used in educational programs as a starting point to discuss the process of grief and what some of the positive outcomes of grief can be.
There’s something powerful about listening to someone’s raw pain at 0:40…