This 48Hours contest winner is deceivingly touching. Ron Snook, a widower in mourning, tries to rekindle the connection with his late wife, via a more unconventional route. His neighbours accuse him of sinister activity. After recruiting his dad to provide the narration, animator and cartoonist Parry Jones almost got double vision — thanks to 20 hours of concentrated drawing, to finish his short but sweet film in a weekend. It was delivered seven minutes before the deadline. Charlotte beat 600+ films to become the first animated, and first South Island entry to take the top prize at 48Hours. It was later invited to festivals overseas.
He's harvesting, that's what he's doing!– Ron's neighbour makes accusations