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Neighbours (1952)

 -  Animation | Short | Comedy  -  1963 (Finland)
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A surreal story of two neighbours' destructive feud over a flower.

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This film, shot in pixilation (a kind of stop-motion animation with actors), is about two neighbours who come to barbaric blows over a flower that straddles the property line. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Love your neighbor, meaning, to treat others as you would have them treat you.


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According to Mark Cousins in his "The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.12", painter Pablo Picasso called this one "the best film ever made". See more »

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Very well done and more than a touch ironic
16 September 2000 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short, which combines live-action with stop-motion animation, was nominated for two Oscars and won for Best Documentary Short. The events depicted become more ironic as they unfold and to describe any of the details to any great degree would be unfair to the short and to future viewers. Totally recommended.


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