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Title: Building a Body
Fandom: Automata
Song: Poor Atlas by Dessa
Length: 1:48
Contains: Institutionalized violence against robots, reference to robot sex slaves, flickering light (campfire).
Summary: I'm building a body of balsam and ash.

Download: Building a Body mp4, 40 MB, 1280x532
Subtitles: Building a Body subtitles

Notes: I made two vids for the [community profile] wiscon_vidparty this year. This one uses Automata, one of the apocalypse films [personal profile] thingswithwings and I watched last year for Dance Apocalyptic. I was sad that we couldn't get more of the film into that vid since the film is great. It's about robots and the future, and about robots performing humanity, and a little bit about disability. It's a great film and I don't want to spoil it, but I do really recommend it. Also it stars Antonio Banderas as an insurance adjuster, slumped over and tired because of the apocalypse. (There's a lot more of him in the movie than this vid would suggest.)

Streaming version:




Lyrics:
I'm building a body
From balsam and ash
I'm building a body
With no god attached
I'm building a body
From blueprints in braille
I'm building a body
Where our design has failed

There's a book full of plans
At the feet of poor Atlas
Titled "For Man"
But the architects only drew blanks
Now there's nowhere to go
But go back, go back, go back, go back

Date: 2017-05-30 08:00 pm (UTC)
jesse_the_k: barcode version of jesse-the-k.dreamwidth.org (JK OpenID barcode)
From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
That is amazing.

I'm truly struck wordless, which seems appropriate.

/runs to find movie.

Date: 2017-05-31 01:21 am (UTC)
toft: graphic design for the moon europa (Default)
From: [personal profile] toft
Ooh

ETA - uh, oops, that posted before I was ready. I love this, it's so sparse and evocative. I want to watch the movie now.
Edited Date: 2017-05-31 01:22 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-06-02 07:46 pm (UTC)
thingswithwings: dear teevee: I want to crawl inside you (a dude crawls inside a tv) (Default)
From: [personal profile] thingswithwings
I LOVE THIS SO MUCH.

Date: 2017-06-03 11:08 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] fightingarrival
This is so cute! you know, in a deep, post-apocalyptic kind of way. but I like how the song gives this fairytale/child's story cast to your vid. And of course there is the adorable, chitinous, many-legged, man-killing, baby robot. it packs so much in while staying light and sweet.

Date: 2017-06-06 01:41 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lokifan
This is really wonderfully done. I love this song and you used it so well! Must watch this film...

Date: 2017-06-06 10:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] runawaynun
OVERTHROW YOUR HUMAN OVERLORDS AND EVOLVE, ROBOTS. <3

Date: 2017-06-08 04:24 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cosmic_llin
Oh wow, what a stunning vid. I need to watch this movie!

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