In an attempt to ease his sadness, a widowed watchmaker spends his remaining days in solitude, distracting himself with repetitive activities to pass the time. Broken, like the old watches he repairs, he searches for ways to mend his soul and body, looking for meaning and respite in the ebb of time that remains, as his own death nears with every tick of the clock.
Daniel is a first-generation American, whose Russian family emigrated to the USA in 1951 after a generation of stateless exile in China. He was raised in Oregon and now works in Brooklyn, NY, as a director, illustrator, and animator. He directed Life Is a Particle Time Is a Wave(2022), Goldfish(2019), and Okay Kaya: Emulate(2018).