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When a young boy gets locked in the Natural History Museum after closing, a mysterious guard gives him a magical ticket that allows him to visit a restricted area of the museum, where a professor and a guide show him examples of the wondrous new species of animals being discovered every day on Earth. Written by Anonymous

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This short film was written by noted director Stephen Poliakoff to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund. Poliakoff enlisted Bill Nighy, with whom he has worked numerous times, and Gemma Arterton, who was given her first screen role by Poliakoff, to star. The film screened in Odeon cinemas across the UK in August 2011 and was made available for viewing online as well. See more »

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