Director – Cheney Chen
Duration – 4 minutes 25 seconds
Country – China
Language – English
Year – 2023
SYNOPSIS : “Happy Anniversary” is a heartwarming and poignant 3-minute 3D animated short film that delicately explores the themes of love, memory, and the enduring power of devotion. The story follows an elderly man struggling with Alzheimer’s Disease, as he navigates through the bittersweet journey of forgetting, while holding onto the precious memories of his wife.
On the day of their wedding anniversary, the old man sets out to buy flowers for his beloved spouse, even as his memory fails him. The animation beautifully captures the raw emotions and challenges of living with Alzheimer’s, while showcasing the unbreakable bond between the couple.
DMOFF AWARD –
Official Selection July 2023