The Quintet of the Sunset by Jie Weng

Winner of the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival - Short Film Corner. Directed by Jie Weng, produced by Realwood Studios ( and represented worldwide by Yilisoo Films ( "With impeccable craft and style, this Chinese animator creates a fantastical world where cats become the characters we’ve always imagined from assassins to superstars. Both playful and poetic, this animated short shifted our perspective and made us fall even more in love with our furry feline friends." - Vimeo Curation What we expect from the relationship with the animals reveals how we want to be treated and respected. The film focuses on the evolution and changes in the human beings’ life from the first-person perspective of an animal. In "The Quintet of the Sunset", five cats with distinguished personalities live their healthy and happy lives thanks to the care and love of their owner Gina. When Gina reaches the end of her life, they watch over Gina forever in their own way and their hearts beat as one with Gina’s heart. Characters, scenes and props are delicate artworks that deliver delicacy and tenderness to the film. This is where stop motion animation differentiates itself from other animation forms. Let’s now set off the touching voyage brought by the extraordinary stop motion animation! If you would like to discover Realwood Studios other films, please find here below their Vimeo account and website: And to discover Yilisoo Films' line up and activities, please find here below their Vimeo account, Twitter account and Facebook page: