Does anyone know where this .gif is from?
August 31, 2012 5:10 PM   Subscribe

Does anyone know which movie / show / video this .gif is from?
posted by mysticreferee to Media & Arts (8 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
I was as intrigued as you probably are, so I tried to follow down the Google rabbit hole for a bit, and this is about the deepest I can get. Have you tried asking Valentin?
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 5:47 PM on August 31, 2012

I followed the movie through the rabbit hole as well and landed exactly where goodnewsfortheinsane landed. I'd say ask Valentin. It immediately made me think of Chris McCandless recognized popularly through "Into the Wild".
posted by MyMind at 9:44 PM on August 31, 2012

I asked Valentin through the "Ask" feature on the tumblr, waiting for a reply...
posted by mysticreferee at 7:17 AM on September 1, 2012

Well, let us know if you find anything out!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 5:26 PM on September 1, 2012

So, Valentin didn't get back yet. It looks like he posts responses to asks on his tumblr, and he put up some asks from yesterday, but not mine.

Makes me think he doesn't know it either. Or maybe is ignoring me? [BUT WHY I WAS SO NICE WHEN ASKING!]
posted by mysticreferee at 6:31 PM on September 1, 2012

By searching for the text disappointed by society, young people are fleeing to the wilderness, I found some sites with datestamps before August 24, 2012, including this collection of odd twitter avatars going back to at least June 20 (labeled "flee.gif"), but that only means this has been floating around for a few months now.
posted by filthy light thief at 5:13 PM on September 16, 2012

Aw. Well, thanks for the effort mysticreferee.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 4:52 PM on September 27, 2012

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