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Rejected (2000)

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A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity.

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Robert May ...
Guy #1 / Guy #2 / Fluffy Guy / Ticks Announcer / Left Hand Characters (voice)
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Mother (voice)
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Spoon Guy / Banana / Queen of France (voice)
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An animator's commissioned works, rejected because of their increasingly absurd and violent tone (reflecting the animator's own progressive breakdown), eventually find their entire animated world collapsing in upon itself. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Production for the DVD release cost more than the production for the film itself. See more »

Quotes

Father: [in a deleted scene] What's wrong, son?
Son: I want to drink goat's blood.
Father: But son... it's only *Tuesday*!
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Spoofs Barry Lyndon (1975) See more »

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Nu är det jul igen
Traditional Swedish Christmas song
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Possibly the greatest short?
27 October 2003 | by (maidstone, england) – See all my reviews

I went round my friend's house once, and he showed me this cartoon. It is possibly one of the funniest things I have ever seen. Right from the beginning, we see something so wonderfully non-sensicle, as a cartoon boy holding a large spoon, ranting 'my spoon is too big', and then a banana enter and state that he is a banana. The general idea of the film is that it is a series of adverts made for the family learning channel, and various different food products, which were rejected. As the film goes on, we see Don's confidence in creating cartoons gradually fall, as he descents into madness, drawing cartoons with his left hand with bizarre backwards talking, until eventually, his world collapses. The funniest part is probably where we see a fluffy cloud type thing preaching about how great everything is. His anus then starts to bleed and eventually he is washed away by the blood. I urge anyone with a sense of humour to get hold of this short, as there is a good chance you could wet yourself watching it.


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