An amazing short film about a beetle with surreal chemical powers

This is The Eagleman Stag, a BAFTA-award-winning stop-motion animated short by director Mikey Please. It's about an entomologist who discovers a unique insect with an anatomy that can alter human consciousness in incredible ways. Here's a synopsis:

If you repeat the word 'fly' for long enough it sounds like you're saying 'life.' This is of no help to Peter. His answers lie in the brain of a beetle.


You can take a look at the meticulous detail that went into this film here. You have time to fit this into your schedule. Hat tip to Precious Roy.

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I love it all...the art, the pacing, the music, the voice acting. Now if only I understood it.