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Genre (1996)

Unrated | | Animation , Comedy , Short
A hapless cartoon character is dragged through a spectrum of cinematic situations by his frustrated animator.

Director:

Don Hertzfeldt

Writer:

Don Hertzfeldt
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A hapless cartoon character is dragged through a spectrum of cinematic situations by his frustrated animator.

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Language:

English

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1.37 : 1
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A genre all its own
6 March 2017 | by Mr-FusionSee all my reviews

"Genre" has the markings of a student film, but that's only because it feels experimental; and that's mostly in the stop-motion opening. Regardless, it's a creative mix of animation and real life (more Monty Python than "Mary Poppins") but the real trick is in how Don Hertzfeldt brings his creation to life. The main bunny protagonist (I think it's a bunny) develops a real personality in such a short time, and his anguish at the hands of his animator is hysterical.

Maybe it's just that I get his sense of humor (thus far, at least) or that I admire the invention involved in such an early effort, but the man deserves my respect.

7/10


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