Home Short Footsteps On The Wind (2021) – Review/ Summary (with Spoilers)

Footsteps On The Wind (2021) – Review/ Summary (with Spoilers)

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In this music video, you get a sad, animated story that illuminates the lyrics of Sting’s “Inshallah.”

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Director(s)Maya Sanbar, Gustavo Leal, Faga Melo
Screenplay ByMaya Sanbar, Pedro Paulo de Andrade, Onjali Q. Rauf, Sita Brahmachari
Date Released10/1/2021
Where Can You Watch?Film Festival (Urban World)
Genre(s)Action, Drama, Young Adult, Animation, Musical
Duration7 Minutes
RatingNot Rated

Film Summary

It began with an earthquake, then there was a tsunami, and what was left was a family splintered and two children looking for civilization, in hopes that it could allow for reconciliation.

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  • Reason(s) for Film Rating: While the short does deal with a natural disaster, it isn’t graphic or anything which could raise a red flag.

Review/ Commentary

On The Fence

It Has The Vibe Of A Commercial You’ve Seen Dozens Of Times

To be honest, there isn’t anything necessarily mind-blowing about this short. However, there is no denying the animation, with the song, makes a well-crafted story. One that should get you emotional but, even with our level of sensitivity, it just didn’t bring us to tears. It felt like a commercial that was missing where you could donate money to a non-profit organization.


Rating: Mixed (Divisive)

By no means is this a bad short, it is just it feels like a commercial to get donations. So while sad enough to pull on your heartstrings, there is this slight tinge that right as it thinks you are about to cry, it’s going to try to exploit your feelings for money. Hence the mixed label.

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Poster - Footsteps On The Wind (2021)
Footsteps On The Wind (2021) – Review/ Summary (with Spoilers)
Who Is This For?
Those who like sad but not utterly depressing animation.
It Has The Vibe Of A Commercial You've Seen Dozens Of Times

What Would Your Rating Be?

Negative Mixed Positive

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