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Paul Giamatti ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Bill Plympton 
Writing credits
Dan O'Shannon (written by)

Produced by
Biljana Labovic .... associate producer
Dan O'Shannon .... producer
Original Music by
Didier Carmier 
China Forbes 
Corey Allen Jackson 
Thomas M. Lauderdale  (as Thomas Lauderdale)
Nicole Renaud 
Art Department
Jeremiah Dickey .... additional art assistance
Kerri Jaworski .... additional art assistance
Lisa LaBracio .... art assistant
Sound Department
Billy Harper .... sound engineer
Mike Juarez .... sound design and mix
Animation Department
Bill Plympton .... animator
Other crew
John Holderried .... office manager
Phil Lee .... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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USA:7 min
Aspect Ratio:
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
an unlikely romance, 10 January 2008
Author: acmelita ( from United States

This is departure from Bill Plympton's usual work, which is not to say that his cadre of fans won't find it equally enjoyable.

It is a charming little film depicting the unlikely romance between a ceiling fan and a potted flower. I know how odd that sounds but this engaging film makes it work. The cute little old lady shown only in silhouette reminds me of my own grandmother. And the sacrifice and twist at the end make for an enjoyable pay-off.

You can get it over at The $5 DVD also includes the frustrated rodent tale "Gopher Broke" and the appealing short "The Hill Farm".

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