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To a song of love lost and rediscovered, a woman sees and undergoes surreal transformations. Her lover's face melts off, she dons a dress from the shadow of a bell and becomes a dandelion, ... See full summary »

Director:

Dominique Monfery

Writers:

Salvador Dalí (story), John Hench (story)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jennifer Esposito ... Rebecca Drummond (voice)
Dora Luz ... Singing (voice)
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Storyline

To a song of love lost and rediscovered, a woman sees and undergoes surreal transformations. Her lover's face melts off, she dons a dress from the shadow of a bell and becomes a dandelion, ants crawl out of a hand and become Frenchmen riding bicycles. Not to mention the turtles with faces on their backs that collide to form a ballerina, or the bizarre baseball game. From the melting clocks and hourglass sand, to the figure rendered in strips, to the character covered in eyeballs, the style and themes of Dalí are clearly recognizable throughout. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Genres:

Animation | Short

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality
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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Salvador Dalí, Destino See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sparked by the friendship between Walt Disney and Salvador Dalí, the film was commissioned to be part of a compilation film. Work started in 1946, and fifteen seconds of footage were created before the project was abandoned. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: Especial Series Americanas (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Destino
Music by / Compositeur de la Musique: Armando Domínguez
English Lyrics by / Paroles Originales de: Ray Gilbert
Performed by / Chanson interprétée par: Dora Luz
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Beautiful
21 February 2004 | by JonBowerbankSee all my reviews

Although it wasn't completely made by the original collaborators (Dali & Walt Disney), it still has their vision taken from their storyboards. This is classic Dali mixed with a female protagonist who has the familiar Disney style face.

Great story, with a wonderful somewhat tragic ending.


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