Based on Edwin Abott's book "Flatland", this is an animated film about geometric characters living in a two-dimensional world. When a young girl named "Hex" decides to "think outside the box" (in a world where such thought is forbidden), her life becomes in danger and it is up to her grandfather to save her life. Written by
A Journey of Many Dimensions
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Composer Kaz Boyle
translated some of Edwin A. Abbott
's Flatland text into Latin to be sung when Arthur Square first sees the 3rd Dimension: "I looked and behold, a new world! Once more I felt myself rising through space. Awestruck at the sight of the mysteries of the Earth my unworthy eye - I said to my companion: "Behold. I am become as a god!"" See more
The spinning cube at the center of Area 33H shows up as a changing hexagon within Flatland. By analogy, the spinning hypercube at the end of the movie should appear as a changing polyhedral solid, but instead it appears as the full convex-hull three-dimensional projection. See more
Female Boss Circle
[to A Square, who is late arriving at the office
Get to your Square-icle! NOW!
The film opens with the following message: 'This movie has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your Spaceland screen. Certain elements from Flatland have been altered to be recognizable by three-dimensional beings. Any similarity to people, places or objects in our world is purely coincidental.' See more
Referenced in Dragon Day