Julius can’t sleep. To get his head empty, he decides to go on a road trip, but somehow he can’t manage to leave.
A hand-drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty bargirls, the desolateness of Berlin (even in summer), and waterproof socks.
XAVER XYLOPHON is a freelance animator, illustrator and filmmaker. He studied Visual Communication at the London College of Communication and at the University of the Arts in Berlin Weißensee. His films include: the shorts KURZSCHLUSS (2009), JOY OF DESTRUCTION (2010), FIRE HIRE! – BANGALORE RICKSHAW (2011), WHEN THE TIDE IS OUT (2011), AFTER THE RAIN (2013), and ROADTRIP (2014).photos © Xaver Xylophon 2014