Humour puts the viewer on cosy terms with what is unspeakable.
Maurice Argiro's resonant, moving but ultimately disquieting digital animation is a glimpse of the human condition from the darker tones of the imagination.
Eventually reaching a disturbing but natural resolution with its Holocaust metaphor, this contentious dark comedy of moving ambiguities incorporates a strategy of double irony that never falls into cliche.
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Seven nights after dark