Daniel Agdag´s short movie follows a character who´s very proud of his job, carefully classifying and labeling every single item in his lost and found office, in the train station. As time passes by, he starts building things using the same objects nobody is coming to claim.
The australian animator made the art-deco world almost entirely with cardboard, same as “Paper City Architects”, his graduation short film from VCA Film and Television, part of The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.
“Ed is a thorough and practical custodian of a large city transit’s Lost Property Office. In many ways he is as lost as the items he is tasked to look after. Alone, in the basement office, he is kept company by a tiny toy robot and an old gramophone, both of which he has lovingly restored after finding them lost and broken at train stations.”
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