A timid character with a wine glass for a head grows larger than his numbered peers while participating in a prosaic cycle of pouring. Pour 585 is a hand drawn animated film that visually interprets the individuals role in hierarchy. The conflict occurs when a cycle is interrupted and a new order is established, possibly even more tyrannical than the first.
Patrick Smith is known for his metaphorical, hand-drawn short films. His formative years were spent as a storyboard artist for Walt Disney, and animation director for MTV. Smith is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and a fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts.
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