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Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.

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Nick McKay ...
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Reina McAndrew ...
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Shelley Hepworth ...
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Anthony Clarke ...
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Kyls Burtland ...
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Keely O'Brien ...
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In a world that judges people by their number, Zero faces constant prejudice and persecution. He walks a lonely path until a chance encounter changes his life forever: he meets a female zero. Together they prove that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something. Written by Christopher Kezelos

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How can nothing be something?

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Narrator: We're all born of the same matter. However, we're not all born equal.
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Nicely done
9 August 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A short with an easy but still very much needed message created in a very nice stop-motion style.

The story should not be new to anyone over the age of twelve, but is brought with such an elegance it is worth watching anyways. The animators did a splendid job of creating a variety of characters within the limits they gave themselves. This makes for an enjoyable watch even for grown-ups.

The narrator's voice is pleasant and clear, the scenery simple and yet complete, and the music simple yet supporting.

I hope the creators will use their techniques to also make some more off-the-beaten-track stories.


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