“Fishing with Spinoza” by John Kenn Mortensen “Fishing with Spinoza” by John Kenn Mortensen

“Fishing with Spinoza” by John Kenn Mortensen

Fishing with Spinoza is a graduation film by John Kenn Mortensen made at the Animation Workshop. Its droll humor and look has held up in the three years since I first saw it, and the philosophic discussion between Jude and Ruby is amusing in a My Night at Maud’s kind of way.

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  • Why has no one commented on this? I cried laughing for some reason at the timing of when they are caught underwater by the fish.

  • I think the lack of posts is the result of folks not wishing to tear it apart. It is good enough for what it is. The dialogue was best