A cat, Lorenzo, is dismayed to discover that his tail has developed a personality of its own.

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Lorenzo is set to a tango and is a story about a self centered and vain cat that taunts the other cats with his food and his beautiful tail. A mysterious street cat sees his behavior and puts a hex on the vain cat's tail making it come alive. The tail goes on to torture and tease the vain cat in a tango till the vain cat is finally forced to get rid of his tail.

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Traditional Animation hits a new benchmark!
4 June 2004 | by (Batavia, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Tonight I went to go see "Raising Helen". I was pleasantly surprised to see this pre-show cartoon! I was taken aback. What an absolutely incredible piece of work!! An astonishing blend of traditional (2-D) animations and CG environments and painting techniques. But beyond the technical achievements, the story (based on an original idea by Disney icon, Joe Grant) was darkly hilarious!! Quite a style break for Disney, yet it wasn't edgy for edgy's sake. Totally satisfying. It was a perfect marriage of fun storytelling and great design and technique. Pure artistry. I will buy "Raising Helen" on DVD just to get this cartoon alone. I sure hope it will be available!


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