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How They Get There (1997)

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A guy and a girl play copycat with each other from opposite sides of the street, that is, until a slightly abrupt & uncopyable event occurs.

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A guy and a girl play copycat with each other from opposite sides of the street, that is, until a slightly abrupt & uncopyable event occurs.

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This short film is featured on the DVD for Work of Director _Spike Jonze, The (2003) (V)_. See more »

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When the car collides with "Guy", it is obvious that the windshield is smashed. a few shots later, you can see that the windshield is in perfect condition as the car smashes against the ground. See more »

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Referenced in One Minutes (2009) See more »

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Sentimental Journey
Written by Les Brown, Bud Green and Ben Homer
Performed by Juan García Esquivel and his orchestra
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Awesome
20 July 2005 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Wow, after seeing a long bloated artsy film nearly 25 Mons long comes Spike Jonze's amazing film.

Granted he had a budget to do the big surprise at the end (and it is) but man, you are engaged throughout. You will find it extremely cute at the beginning then the film totally smashes your expectations quite literally. Yes this film doesn't have any deep message and that's fine. Nevertheless, it does engage and keep you caring about characters, wonder what will happen next, and so forth.

It's cute, funny, violent, sick, interesting, sad, etc. need I say more? And it tells a great story in just 3 minutes - how many directors or films can do that? I'd love to see this again if I could find it somewhere. No wonder Spike Jonze is quickly becoming one of the best directors we have today.

10/10


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