Nezui is not a studio, it is not a production company, and it is not an organisation. It is just me, a funny name and a whole lot of ideas!

- Ryan Grobins
Title: The Rose of Turaida
Format: Animated Short Film
Status: Completed - 1st January, 2013

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Based on a true story set in 17th century Latvia, The Rose of Turaida tells of a baby found after a battle that is adopted by the clerk of Turaida castle who was out searching for survivors. The baby, named Maija Roze, grew into a beautiful young woman who then draws the unwanted attention of a man that has nefarious plans in store for her. Maija then makes the ultimate sacrifice for love and honour. With just over three years in the making, I have utilised a sand animation like look simulated completely with CG particles resulting in a unique visual style.

Watch it on the The Rose of Turaida website
Watch it via Youtube

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