Absent Minded

2013, Roberto Catani

Posted by John Martz, October 12, 2020

A boy's attention drifts between the bitterness of real life and an inviting inner world of fantasy and memory. This mesmerizing short feels like the Italian arthouse counterpart to Chuck Jones's more comical From A to Z-Z-Z-Z-Z and its sequels starring the head-in-the-clouds daydreamer Ralph Phillips.