When his beloved companion is dognapped, a shirtless shepherd combines his despair with his hidden talents and briefly becomes a chart-topping musician. Meanwhile, his pup takes a wild interstellar journey that involves an incredible transformation. At least, I think that’s what happens in Matija Pisačić’s Choban.

At any rate, the animation is surreal and strangely gorgeous, and the musical style—there’s no dialogue here—is a perfectly weird match. Plot interpretation is strictly DIY. (Some images slightly NSFW.)

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