France, Cyprus, Antarctica. Three totally different places and environments that connect through our character’s memories and experiences.
“Vast Blue Antarctica” is a feature animated documentary that tries to answer the question “where one’s home is?” through the eyes and experiences of Alexandre Gautier, a French artist who turned to carpentry and works as a maintenance worker for the Paul-Emile Victor scientific base in Antarctica.
The film follows Alexandre to Antarctica during his second and third expedition. His literal journey to the edge of the world, is presented in parallel with his inner struggle to discover himself and to find out where he belongs.
In the film, Antarctica is presented not only as a vast cold place, but also is revealed as Alexandre’s inner space where his personal experiences unfold.
In co-production with Kimonos Animation Studio