‘Periya Piratti’ – an animation short film

J, Pravin and Remedios, Delwyn (2019) ‘Periya Piratti’ – an animation short film. Masters thesis, Indian institute of technology Hyderabad.


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Periya Piratti is an animation short film, based on a real incident. The story happened in the early 1980s at Nazareth, a small village in Tuticorin district, TamilNadu. Periya Piratti, a 40- year-old lady, suffers from Tuberculosis. Her husband, an alcoholic and her mother was old. So, the family mainly depends on her for everything. She has Six kids. The elder girl was a teenager, and the rest were less than ten years old. Unfortunately, her Tuberculosis got severed, and she went to death bed. The story revolves around this incident, how her sickness impacts the family and the emotional state of the kids. Will Periya Piratti survive or not? Many people have undergone hopeless situations in life. However, very few stands firm and overcome such situation. In this film, the filmmaker tried to impart hope to such hopeless people through this real-life incident which happened in his mother’s life.

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Remedios, DelwynUNSPECIFIED
Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animation, True incident, Handdrawn, Traditional animation TD1533
Subjects: Arts > Design
Divisions: Department of Design
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2019 04:46
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019 04:46
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/5785
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