The Guardian is a free interpretation of the parable “Before the Law” from Kafka’s book The Trial. A peasant after traveling the world arrives in front of a gate, controlled by a fearsome Guardian. The peasant tries to pass through but the Guardian denies him entrance. Peasant and Guardian are the same character, the peasant, like each one of us, in front of his own fear; the guardian, something shapeless, that surround and control him; the Door/Gate the possibilities we encounter during our life.
Direction: Alessandro Novelli
Illustration: Karolina Pospischil, Alessandro Novelli, Andrea Gendusa
3D Modeling: Victor Perez, Alessandro Novelli, Andrea Gendusa, Gabriele Maiocco
2D/3D Animation: Victor Perez, Alessandro Novelli, Andrea Gendusa
Original Music: Simon Smith, Sasha Agranov
Voice-over: Luis de Velasco M
Musicians: Sasha Agranov
Music recording and mixing: Eric Nagel at BCNSound
Made by N9VE (Spain/Italy), 2015.