07/04/2011 07:20 am ET | Updated Sep 02, 2011

Stop Motion Film "Zero" Contemplates Value Of Life (VIDEO)

"Zero" is beautiful stop motion short film about a world where people are born into a numerical class system. Our hero is born with a zero on his chest and is therefore faced with constant prejudice and persecution.

Husband and wife film-making team Christopher and Christine Keseloz have worked on their dark fairytale for two years. Off-kilter and a bit creepy, their creation is ultimately heartwarming. The film, which recalls the early work of Tim Burton, won "Best Short Film" at the Naples International Film Festival, and other awards at over 10 other festivals.

We don't want to give too much away, but watch the full short below. We promise, it will be twelve minutes well spent.