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Stanley Pickle (2010)

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Stanleys life runs like clockwork...until an encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down.



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Credited cast:
Gareth Brierley ...
Drew Caiden ...
Stanley Pickle
Nadia Morgan ...


Stanley never goes outside. He likes to play with his clockwork toys and every night his mother kisses him goodnight. Stanley is twenty. The trouble is that Stanley thinks this is all quite normal, until an encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down... Written by Orhan Boztas

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Stanley's life runs like clockwork... until an encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down.


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23 January 2011 (USA)  »

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£10,000 (estimated)

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Creative and engaging fairy tale
20 March 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Stanley Pickle may be a man but he lives in a world frozen in time due to his own actions. His parents and all around him are animated by clockwork in order to keep them going while he fits into their rigid patterns in a way which he has come to accept as normal life. However a chance sighting of a girl outside his house breaks him out of his normal behavior – or at least, to a point.

Even without talking about the manner of delivery this short film is an interesting one as it is an adult fairytale with a nice idea that is well built upon The narrative may be quite straightforward but it does still work as a fantasy piece about a young boy coming to terms with real life. This is enough but to make it more of a prospect the manner of telling is really what drew me in. The film is animated but yet also life-action, but not in a Roger Rabbit mix. The actors and sets are all moved one frame or so at a time so you have this very other-worldly sense of movement which at once feels normal but yet not normal – it is a device that perfectly fits the clockwork aspect of the plot. The set design and performances work very well around this and the whole thing comes together.

The fairytale may be simple but it still works, while the animation is very well done in the most part and makes this a very creative and engaging short film.

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