A boy letting go of his kite is a metaphor for life

Sometimes you should fight for what you love and keep on trying to make things work and never stop chasing it down but once that’s over and you’ve reached your limit or realized the expiration date already hit, you should let it go. Life works better that way. And in this short animation, a boy realizes that with his kite.

Kite is a short animation film directed by Gavin Moran. It starts off as a simple tale of a boy playing with a kite that happens to have a mind of its own and ends satisfyingly with a lesson about being happy in life (or about just giving up!). The animation was rendered in real time using EPIC’s Unreal Engine 4 to show off its power but the story of the boy and his kite might be more remarkable.

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This was a great video, with a look and feel like a Pixar short. Although the visuals are amazing, I think its the music that really brings it home. Thanks for sharing.