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Bits of found film and different types of animation illustrate a classic chase scene scenario: A woman is abducted and a man comes to her rescue, but during their escape they find themselves in the enemy's secret headquarters.

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Virgil Widrich

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Virgil Widrich
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In a desperate attempt to save the girl, the legendary actor, Humphrey Bogart, rides a proud wild mustang, as the Austrian filmmaker Virgil Widrich's rapid-fire montage seamlessly incorporates 65,000 print-outs of iconic film frames into one long and frenzied chase sequence. A multitude of adversaries--including the emblematic monster from Frankenstein (1931)--want to thwart the ambitious plans of the dauntless man of action, Sean Connery, and his intrepid companion, Harrison Ford, who are pitching in to help; however, not if the elegant, Audrey Hepburn, and the beautiful, Eva Marie Saint, can help it. Who knew one could cram so many classic cinema mega-stars in less than thirteen minutes? Written by Nick Riganas

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Nomination Palme d'Or - Best Short Film, Cannes Film Festival 2003. See more »

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one of the best shorts ever made
12 April 2004 | by benji-32See all my reviews

this film contains everything what a great movie should contain: a hero played by a guy like bogey, cary grant or sean connery, a beautiful girl like marylin, liz taylor or brigitte bardot and a super-evil villain like godzilla, dr.no, the creature from the black lagoon, frankenstein or dracula. a love story, a spectacular chase and a enormous good against bad- final battle the animation technique is genious and till 2003 unique in the history of filmmaking. never before somebody came to the idea of making a movie only from footage of other famous films. mr.vidrichs masterpiece. but who knows what comes next...


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