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We Were Once a Fairytale (2009)

Kanye West in a fairytale.

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Sofa Girl
Ibn Jasper ...
Sober Ibn
Danielle Alcaraz ...
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Short Girl
Jason Marks ...
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Lisa Parigi ...
Girl Not Into Kanye At Bar
Jessie Camacho ...
Other Girl Not Into Kanye At Bar
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Ultimate Gentleman
Mike Carroll ...
Drunk Mike Carroll
Don Walls ...
Person On Dance Floor Not Into Kanye
Keith Palma ...
Person on Dance Floor not Into Kanye
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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor 'Quasi una fantasia', Op. 27, No. 2
Performed by Kool G. Murder (as Koool G Murder)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Produced by Sam Spiegel (as Squeak E. Clean)
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Best short film
16 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Spike Jonze and Kanye West work together on this short film that has an extremely creepy feel to it, but is also a really good flick. The film has several unfocused scenes meant to show that Kanye is drunk, which gets slightly annoying at times. Playing the main rile, Kanye did a surprisingly good job in acting, especially at the ending. The animation was spectacular, and I have been thinking about the video a lot lately. In my opinion, a good movie is one that you think about for days to come after viewing it. Much like; THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, and DONNIE DARKO. I thought about those for days. So although this movie hand an dark sense to it, it really portrayed itself well. I for one haven't seen many short films, but of the ones I have seen, this one is my favorite. If you can't handle creepy videos then don't watch this. I also would like to say that I never hand out A "10" to a movie because no movie is perfect. But as far as short films go, this one was dang good.


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