Lately I have a persistent and vague memory of a scene, maybe from an anime, which I cannot even contextualize, which I watched not so long ago. It is very probably about revenge and human-to-animal transmutation.

The scene I remember is the following: there is a big, splendid palace (kind of liberty-styled), in which some rich people, maybe nobles, are having a ball/banquet. Suddenly a curtain drops(?) and many wild animals appear, making the viewer to realize that they were humans not so long ago. I have the sensation that the nobles / rich people themselves were transformed into animals in order to enact a revenge against their evil behavior in a kind of ironic way. The palace is finally seen from the distance, set to fire, in a final act of grace.

  • You could improve this question by going through the checklists here and editing in any relevant info you can think to add.
    – Valorum
    Apr 11, 2021 at 10:20
  • I'm sadly not even sure it was an anime, so I am reluctant in adding some maybe improper tags. I made it less vague as I could. Anyway, if some other details come to my mind, I will add them for sure!
    – Alex Doe
    Apr 11, 2021 at 10:28
  • @Alex Doe It seems to me that setting a building on fire is not "an act of grace" but an act of anger or an act of vengence or an act of cruelty, etc. Apr 11, 2021 at 15:51
  • @M.A.Golding In my memory, the fact of being turned into irrational animals (they were showed while screaming, etc.) was a punishment and the dead was a better destiny than that. But, of course, I may remember wrong or it could be just my interpretation. Anyway, it was surely done inside an act of vengeance
    – Alex Doe
    Apr 11, 2021 at 17:40


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