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Welcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show (2003)

A "trilogy" of surreal and funny cartoons, produced exclusively to book-end the first year of The Animation Show's travelling theatrical tour.

Director:

Don Hertzfeldt

Writer:

Don Hertzfeldt
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Cast

Credited cast:
Don Hertzfeldt ... Fluffy Thing #2 (voice)
Robert May Robert May ... Fluffy Thing #1 (voice)
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A "trilogy" of surreal and funny cartoons, produced exclusively to book-end the first year of The Animation Show's travelling theatrical tour.

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Certificate:

Unrated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Добро пожаловать на шоу/Перерыв в третьем измерении/Конец шоу See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Barbara, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bitter Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Fluffy Thing #1: Well, that's the end of the show. And I hope that we've all learned a little something about the facinating world of animation today. We can now think of it a little differently. An animated film is just not a random series of mindless, self-indulgent, violent cartoon images, meant only to be enjoyed by young children and people with mental handicaps, but is a serious, valid art and medium, all into itself in which the artist is free to explore the purity of the film medium, down to each and ...
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classic hertzfeldt
25 May 2018 | by framptonhollisSee all my reviews

Obviously, these three short segments were originally made for a larger overall project ('The Animation Show'), but I just watched them isolated and on there own, so I cannot really comment upon that which is supposed to surround them. What I can comment on is my own pleasure w/these silly short works from modern animation legend Don Hertzfeldt. Each of the three separate bits employs Hertzfeldt's seemingly limitless imagination to amusing and entertaining and, most of all, hilarious effect. Surreal and absurdly funny, these short pieces are in the vein of other hilarious Hertzfeldt shorts like 'Rejection' and 'Billy's Balloon', this certainly isn't his greatest or most philosophical or human or emotional work by a long long long shot, but it is so much fun and is so genuinely funny that it's a must see for almost anyone w/eight minutes to spare.


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