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When the Day Breaks (1999)

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A rooster has his last biscuit for breakfast and goes grocery shopping. A pig prepares her breakfast (potato peelings, with the potatoes thrown in the trash) and discovers she needs more ... See full summary »

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A rooster has his last biscuit for breakfast and goes grocery shopping. A pig prepares her breakfast (potato peelings, with the potatoes thrown in the trash) and discovers she needs more milk. Their paths cross, a lemon falls into the sewer, and both lives are changed. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A Long Ten Minutes
8 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This turned into a long 10 minutes. At first, like a lot of animated films in the past dozen years, the unique artwork will grab your attention. But once the style sets in, and you get used to it, it's nice to have a good story to go with it. Here, the story will a little too slow and not as involving as it should have been. There is emotion attached to it, which is good, but I just couldn't get into it.

We see a pig making breakfast in his apartment. Somewhere else in the city, a rooster is doing the same. Both wind up at a grocery getting an item they need. They literally run into each other,and events lead to one of them being hit by a car, and the other one feeling guilty over it, blaming him (her) self.

Sound kind of blah? It is.


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