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Supremely endearing with a deft touch.
2 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

No wonder it was nominated for an Oscar! This pieces reaches back to the roots of cinema, relying less on words than imagery to evoke the world of this piece. At the same time, the few words it chooses are of paramount importance to the short. It is this kind of intelligent economic use of language and image that distinguishes this short from amongst a very crowded field of competitors.


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