A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration.
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Science-fiction animation has a man building a spaceship inside his garage. When it's complete he flies it around the city just to get a reaction but then he takes it up to space to see what it's like out there. This is a visually pleasing short to watch but there's very little soul to it. I guess you'd say there's more style here than substance, which is somewhat of a shame as this film should have and I think could have been a lot better. The visuals in the film are very nice as I've come to expect from Borowczyk. His visual flair is certainly shining very bright here as his vision of outer space is totally original and features some well thought out images. The opening scenes on the streets aren't as good because there's not any humor to them. I'm not exactly sure what the director's were going for in these early scenes but they left me rather cold.
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