‘The Fabric of You’ written and directed by Josephine Lohoar Self, is a short stop motion animated film currently on this year’s festival run.
Set in the Bronx, in the era of 1950s McCarthyism, everybody wants to look the same. Michael a gay, twenty-something-year old mouse, hides his true identity while he works as a tailor. When Isaac enters the shop one day he offers the escapism and love Michael craves. In Michael’s confined apartment, he becomes tormented by the memories of Isaac’s tragic death. Michael’s memories and flashbacks are triggered when he notices Isaac’s jacket draped on the back of a chair. Haunted by the solace Isaac once offered, he struggles to come to terms with his loss.
The film is presented by the Scottish Film Talent Network and funded by the BFI and Creative Scotland. Michael is voiced by Damien Molony and Isaac is played by Iain Glen. The film is having its world premier at The 2019 Edinburgh Film Festival as part of The New British Animation 2 Strand.
To keep up to date with the films progress throughout the year as well a behind the scenes photos please visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheFabricofYou/