MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 68,970 this week

The Fan and the Flower (2005)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 456 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 5 critic

An ill-fated and unconsummated romance between a fan and a flower magically creates a fairy-tale ending.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 02 Dec 2010
 
a list of 421 titles
created 06 Jun 2011
 
a list of 235 titles
created 11 Mar 2012
 
a list of 419 titles
created 05 Jun 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 02 Nov 2012
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Fan and the Flower (2005)

The Fan and the Flower (2005) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Fan and the Flower.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Break (1997)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Dowd, who's IRA, escapes an Irish prison in a bloody jailbreak, making his way to New York City where he lives alone, avoids Irish hangouts, and works as a dishwasher. When a good deed gets... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dornhelm
Stars: Stephen Rea, Alfred Molina, Rosana Pastor
Safe Men (1998)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves ... See full summary »

Director: John Hamburg
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Michael Lerner
The Pentagon Papers (TV Movie 2003)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Defense worker Daniel Ellsberg seeks to publish a series of classified government documents detailing the true nature of America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Director: Rod Holcomb
Stars: James Spader, Claire Forlani, Paul Giamatti
Pretty Bird (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schneider
Stars: Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, David Hornsby
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A single middle aged lady working as receptionist and cleaner in a public lavatory for men spends her time between chores reading "Happy Woman" and daydreaming about a loving partner. When ... See full summary »

Director: Konstantin Bronzit
Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on the beloved novella by Bohumil Hrabal, and containing all the magic still present in the twisted streets of Old Town Prague, TOO LOUD A SOLITUDE spins a tale of passion, beauty, ... See full summary »

Director: Genevieve Anderson
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Frank Dwyer
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A children's fable about the power of advertising, the meaning of life and ultimately the test of a mother's love.

Director: Bill Plympton
Duets (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

Director: Bruce Paltrow
Stars: Huey Lewis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Plympton
Stars: Charis Michelsen, Tom Larson, Richard Spore
Cheatin' (2013)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of romance. But when a scheming "other" woman drives a wedge of jealousy into ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Plympton
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out as his local bar, berating the other patrons. One day, Angel mysteriously wakes up with a pair of wings on his back. The ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Plympton
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Narrator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A narrator tells us the story of a ceiling fan, ensconced in the spare room of a house occupied by an old woman. The fan is lonely, and its life takes a turn for the better when the old woman puts a flowering plant in the spare room. A romance develops between fan and flower, until the old woman's decrepitude puts one of the lovers' life at risk. The fan must act. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 April 2005 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited into Mondo Plympton (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

La Catedral
Composed by A. Barrois
Arranged by Didier Carmier
Public Domain
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a beautiful and warm animation film about true love
6 September 2005 | by (Zurich) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film tonight at FANTOCHE, the international festival for animated films which is held in Baden, Switzerland biannually. And I give a "TWO THUMBS UP". I was pretty much fed up with animations with futuristic features and tons of overloaded graphic technology, however finally I have found one full of pure natural beauty and heart-touching warmness! Although the drawing itself seems very simple and empty, you will see that the film is fuller by all means than any other animated movies. The background music also plays a big role in captivating your attention during each and every second of the film. The beautiful story line tells us what true love is. Made me think if I was ever a "fan" to someone. I cried for 3 minutes during the whole 7 minutes of the movie :)


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Fan and the Flower (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?