Mr. Munro is a short film inspired by the photographic work of David Picard and Andrew Ly. It is a visual poem that follows a mysterious character dressed as if the swamp is his world, wearing garments and carrying a demeanour evocative of an uncanny mix of Patrick Bateman and Edward Scissorhands. Mr. Munro speaks in verses, describing his journey from inner darkness to inner light. ChatGPT provided the poem, which was then edited by Juliette Garcia León for human touch and relatability. This structure of writing made way for creating a storyline that feels uncanny-canny.
The visuals are accompanied by evocative music and sound design, creating a unique and surreal atmosphere. Experience the strange story of Mr. Munro and his journey through this captivating short film.
Directed by Bobby León (Canada)