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Peter Fischli (writer)
David Weiss (writer)
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June 1987 (West Germany) See more »
Inside a warehouse, a precarious 70-100 feet long structure has been constructed using various items... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Peter Fischli 
David Weiss 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Fischli  writer
David Weiss  writer

Produced by
Marcel Hoehn .... producer
Cinematography by
Pio Corradi 
Film Editing by
Mirjam Krakenberger 
Rainer Trinkler 

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Also Known As:
"The Way Things Go" - (imdb display title), International (English title) (imdb display title)
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France:30 min | Switzerland:30 min (original version)

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The famous "Cog" advert by Honda, which involves all the parts of a Honda car rolling about and hitting each other to make a chain reaction, is based on this.See more »


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Pull up something that will mess with your mind... other than this movie..., 4 November 1999
Author: McWoop ( from Washington

You could just sit there and mezmerize at the incredible physics and chemistry at work here... it's entrancing. I loved it. There are lapses in times that allow certain chemical reactions to take place, but other than that, the entire 31 minutes or what have you is non-stop tricks and gimmicks that will have you looking at the world in quite a different way. I LOVED IT.

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