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Why Love Is Never As Nice As It Should Be

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Published on Feb 20, 2017

Our relationships are often not quite as warm and perfect as they should be. That’s perhaps because we’re comparing them with a relationship in the past to which they shouldn’t – in fairness – ever be compared. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/kSml4K
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“One way to get a sense of why love should matter so much, why it might be considered close to the meaning of life, is to look at the challenges of loneliness. Too often, we leave the topic of loneliness unmentioned: those without anyone to hold feel shame; those with someone (a background degree of) guilt. But the pains of loneliness are an unembarrassing and universal possibility. We shouldn’t – on top of it all – feel lonely about being lonely. Unwittingly, loneliness gives us the most eloquent insights into why love should matter so much. There are few greater experts on the importance of love than those who are bereft of anyone to love. It is hard to know quite what all the fuss around love might be about until and unless one has, somewhere along the way, spent some bitter unwanted passages in one’s own company…”

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Co-directed by Lynn Yun, Mikyung Kim and Annalotta Pauly

Lead animation: Lynn Yun (www.lynnyun.co.uk)

Producer and animation: Mikyung Kim (http://www.mikyung-kim.com/)

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