An unassuming Wall Street lawyer finds himself beset by a new employee, Bartleby, who refuses to work–in an ongoing act of passive refusal, he simply ‘prefers not to.’ A quiet, dogged battle of the wills ensues in this stop-motion reimagining of a Melville classic.
Bartleby is a stop-motion short film by Kristen Kee and Laura Naylor about a stubborn office worker who prefers not to. Bartleby is a classic tale of how to waste one’s life in a modern office. And of how to stop doing that. Sort of. Our story begins as a[…]