When The Hand of God creates Adam, he must learn the ways of the world, and can only hope for company...

Director:

Writer:

Star:

Reviews
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Big Snit (1985)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.

Director: Richard Condie
Stars: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods
Gagarin (1994)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young caterpillar yearns to fly like the butterflies and birds, but cannot launch himself high enough to do so - until a couple start playing badminton nearby.

Director: Alexij Kharitidi
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An office clerk, fearing replacement by a robot, fights back.

Director: Bill Kroyer
Strings (1991)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This film explores the distant relationship between an elderly amateur musician, the woman who lives in the apartment above him and the leaky bathtub that is bothering them both.

Director: Wendy Tilby
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two-dimensional clay animations melding and merging the work of 35 famous artists.

Director: Joan C. Gratz
Stars: Jean G. Poulot
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Wallace and Gromit is a British stop-motion comedy animation. Created by Nick Park of Aardman Animations, the series consists of four short films and a feature-length film. The series ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park, and 1 more credit »
Anna & Bella (1984)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two sisters look back on their life together.

Director: Børge Ring
Stars: Tonny Huurdeman, Annemieke Ring, Peter Ring
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

It's night; a wide-eyed fearful child is in bed. When her granny enters the room, the child pretends to be asleep. Granny O'Grimm isn't fooled; she pokes the child with a walker and picks ... See full summary »

Director: Nicky Phelan
Stars: Kathleen O'Rourke
Manipulation (1991)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A discarded cartoon character and some spilt ink combine and interact as if the cartoonist had drawn their actions. Discovering them, the cartoonist then joins in the interaction.

Director: Daniel Greaves
Wat's Pig (1996)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two princes are separated at birth and reunited only after a crisis grips the country.

Director: Peter Lord
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In a cafe, people talk, their words become expresively-shaped balloons. An older waiter tries to connect with a young woman who's reading. She brushes him off, but gets into an animated and... See full summary »

Director: Michaela Pavlátová
Western | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Bob Stenhouse
Stars: Grant Tilly
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nick Upton ...
The Hand of God
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Short

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 April 1992 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited into Wallace & Gromit: The Best of Aardman Animation (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Adam (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?