David O’Reilly’s The External World

David O’Reilly’s incredible animation The External World is a seriously dark but occasionally funny meditation on the anxieties and fears entrenched in modern life.

David O’Reilly‘s incredible animation The External World is a seriously dark but occasionally funny meditation on the anxieties and fears entrenched in modern life.

The film premiered at last year’s Venice Film Festival, and is currently playing at various festivals around the globe, but was posted online for the first time yesterday. The version that O’Reilly has posted is, according to his website, updated with a couple of scenes that didn’t feature in the original. The External World was co-written with Vernon Chatman, and features cameo voiceovers from Julian Barratt and Adam Buxton – see if you can spot them!

 

 

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