The Marginalian
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Wego Motel: Soap

What a motel has to do with Taiwanese soap and the reputation of the ad industry.

Video week continues with Wego Motel, a stunningly shot Taiwanese short film about soap that’s really a sophisticated commercial for something else entirely.

Directed by Masami Kamiyama, this is the kind of work that presents the advertising industry in the best light possible — as art and entertainment and something much richer than a product message, much deeper than a call to action, or, at the very least, something that gives you a few minutes of goodness rather than taking them away from you.

Out of Ogilvy & Mather, Taiwan.

Published June 16, 2009




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