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Adam (1992)

 -  Animation | Short  -  9 April 1992 (UK)
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When The Hand of God creates Adam, he must learn the ways of the world, and can only hope for company...

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The hand of God fashions Adam out of the clay of Earth and places him on a small and empty planet. Each of Adam's actions - at first he can't stand up, then he barks like a dog, then he sleeps - requires God's intervention. After Adam discovers how small the planet is, how little there is to do, and God's unwillingness to let him leave the Earth, he is depressed, lonely and disconsolate. So God asks Adam's patience for a few minutes while He fashions a companion for Adam. Adam is delighted: he dons a bow tie, uses mouthwash, and finds a bouquet of flowers. Is God thinking what Adam is thinking? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Funny, Cool, Bumbling, Bawdy Adam!
23 November 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

On hearing stories about Adam and Eve, I used to wonder how they survived in such loneliness. Isn't it dull to be with one person on a vast planet, at least after a while? Adam, the 1991 short dispelled my questions. It seems God or rather the Hand of God had an active participation in Adam's life. We see a clay Adam being taught how to act like a human, understand the concept of gravitation and the fact that the earth is round. We also see him being tormented by God at times- and in the end, we get a surprise from the Hand of God.

Six minutes of entertainment, a fat six rating for 'Adam.

My Rating: 6/10


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