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Not Without My Handbag (1993)

A little girl witnesses her aunt being taken dragged into hell, for defaulting on a washing machine payment. The aunt, while officially dead, feels that she has forgotten something, and ... See full summary »

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Boris Kossmehl
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Geraldine McEwan ... The Aunt (voice)
Andrea Friedrich Andrea Friedrich ... The Girl (voice)
Alain Debray Alain Debray ... The Devil / The Handbag (voice)
Robert Booth Robert Booth ... The Newsreader (voice)
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A little girl witnesses her aunt being taken dragged into hell, for defaulting on a washing machine payment. The aunt, while officially dead, feels that she has forgotten something, and returns to find out what it is... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Official Sites:

Aardman Animations

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Только с ридикюлем See more »

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Stereo

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The Girl: My aunt is a zombie, from Hell!
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It's hell not being able to keep up with appliance payments.
19 November 2005 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

This 12-minute film short is one of 4 different shorts on one VHS tape by Aardman Animations, the group that has given us the Wallace and Gromit animations.

In "Not Without My Handbag" we see an older lady that didn't quite read all the fine print in her purchase contract for a washer. The clause that escaped her was that missing a payment would send you straight to hell! But she subsequently has to return because she didn't have her handbag, and even she wouldn't stay in hell without a proper handbag.

I suppose being British would help appreciate this film short. While I enjoyed it, I am sure much of the intended humor was missed on me.


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