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One Rat Short (2006)

 -  Animation | Short  -  28 June 2006 (USA)
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The rat fights for survival in the New York City subway.

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A city rat pursues a nearly empty bag of cheese snacks that's drifting in the breeze. His journey takes him through a vent into a highly mechanized rat lab, where one particular white female gets his attention. The attraction seems mutual. Now, is there any way out? Bar codes and coincidence figure in the resolution. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The mesmerizing ballet of a discarded food wrapper leads a New York subway rat into an adventure of love and loss.

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Beautiful and haunting
13 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not an animation junkie, and spent this weekend in the theatre watching last year's Oscar shorts (live-action and animated) because it was free and I was bored. I believe ORS didn't even make it to the Oscars, though it was shortlisted. But it was, to me anyway, clearly the best thing in the animation category, and possibly of them all. It looks great--not too derivative, not too abstract or "cartoony," and definitely NOT like CGI. The surfaces are so real (fur, metal, glass) you feel like you can touch them, the contrasts between dark and light are expertly used, and the scene where the Cheeto is crushed in slow motion is simply beautiful. The music was perfectly suited to the action, almost another character in itself. And on top of it all, it has fast-paced suspense and a touching love story, with the right ending for a change (something far too many films featuring humans fail at). This film has stayed with me long after many of the others I saw that night have faded. I'm sure sure I'll buy it off iTunes...but I have to wait a bit, since it affected me so much I'm not sure I'm ready to watch it again yet!


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