Everything Will Be OK is a 2006 animated short film by Don Hertzfeldt. It is the first chapter of a three-part story about a man named Bill. Hertzfeldt released the second film in the series, titled I Am So Proud of You, in 2008. The final chapter, It’s Such a Beautiful Day, was released in 2011. The entire three-part story was then edited together and released as a seamless feature film in 2012, also titled It’s Such a Beautiful Day.
Filip dreams of writer’s glory and luxurious lifestyle in a more prosperous part of town. One day, he gets a knock on the door. His neighbour Tereza, an older woman that Filip tries to avoid by all means, asks him to write a letter for her fiancé. Filip agrees and by doing so, he gets involved in a mad game between reality and fiction.
Based on the short story “Her Lover” by Maxim Gorky.
This short film won following awards:
– Golden Spike / Best Short Film / Valladolid International Film Festival, 2013
– Vesna / Best Short Film / Slovene Film Festival, 2013
– Golden Dove / Animated Films and Videos / Leipzig DOK Festival, 2013
– TTF Shorts Award / Best Short Film / Trieste Film Festival, 2014
– Debut Prize / Hiroshima International Animation Festival, 2014
– Best Animation Film / National Competition / Dresden Film Festival, 2014
As his town is flooded by water, an aged widower is forced to add additional levels on to his home in order to stay dry. But when he accidentally drops his favorite smoking pipe into the lower submerged levels of his home, his search for the pipe eventually makes him relive scenes from his eventful life.