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Jumping (1984)

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Animated from the point of view of a small child. The viewer is jumping down a suburban street, and progressive jumps are higher and higher. The viewer/child lands in various city settings,... See full summary »

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Animated from the point of view of a small child. The viewer is jumping down a suburban street, and progressive jumps are higher and higher. The viewer/child lands in various city settings, a jungle, a battle field, the depths of Hell, and finally back to the street where the adventure began. The film is notable for the use of perspective in pre-CGI animation. Written by <gopher_baroque@hotmail.com>

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On one of the early jumps, the jumper lands in a field where there is a billboard reading ASIFA. This stands for ASsociation Internationale du Film d'Animation, or the International Animated Film Association. The US (Hollywood) branch of ASIFA gives out the Annie Awards for best animated works in six categories. See more »

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Life Changing
20 September 2002 | by (Norcross, GA) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this on HBO between programs back in 1987. In that time, I experienced the general chaos that is our planet Earth. Definitely one of the most meaningful animated shorts ever made. My life really did change after watching that.


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