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Flatland is a two-dimensional universe occupied by living geometric figures - squares, triangles, circles, etc. A Square, Attorney At Law, finds himself in the middle of two upheavals: the ... See full summary »


Ladd Ehlinger Jr.


Edwin A. Abbott (original novel), Tom Whalen (screenplay)


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Credited cast:
Ashley Blackwell Ashley Blackwell ... (voice)
Chris Carter Chris Carter ... King Of Lineland (voice)
Denise Carter Denise Carter ... (voice)
Juliana Carter Juliana Carter ... (voice)
Mark Carter Mark Carter ... (voice)
Jacqueline Clift Jacqueline Clift ... (voice)
Thomas Christopher Colby ... (voice) (as Tom Colby)
Megan Colleen Megan Colleen ... A Hexagon (voice)
Marco Diaz Marco Diaz ... (voice)
Colin Duckworth Colin Duckworth ... (voice)
Ladd Ehlinger Jr. Ladd Ehlinger Jr. ... A Square (voice)
Catherine Ehlinger Catherine Ehlinger ... (voice)
Corin Ehlinger Corin Ehlinger ... (voice)
Karen Ehlinger Karen Ehlinger ... (voice)
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Flatland is a two-dimensional universe occupied by living geometric figures - squares, triangles, circles, etc. A Square, Attorney At Law, finds himself in the middle of two upheavals: the rise of martial law by the circular leadership of Flatland, and the arrival of A Sphere, CEO Of Messiah, Incorporated, a creature from a hitherto-unknown third dimensional world. Written by Anonymous

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One lonely Square must save his two dimensional world from an invasion from the 3rd dimension!

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Release Date:

14 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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Flatland the Film See more »


Box Office


$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Flatland Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


"Flatland" was the first computer-animated feature film to be created by one person, without the legion of animators and technical crew required by larger-budgeted animation studios. See more »


A Sphere says that the "cube" is building from playing cards has the same length, width, and height, yet the pattern on the cards clearly shows that the length/width ratio is 4/3. See more »


President Circle: Attend to your configuration.
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Crazy Credits

Cartography - Ladd Ehlinger Jr. Stellar Charts - Tom Whalen Anti-Gravity - Karen Guelfo Sonic Markings - Mark Slater Historical Memes - Edwin A. Abbott Particle Acceleration - Megan Colleen Cosmogony - Greg Trent Neutrino Brewer - Jon Shoemaker Massively Parallel Computations - Patty Elms Quantum Mechanic - Hal Stanford Mereological Nihilist - David Evans Humulus Lupulus Acosmist - Dr. Jeff Sanders Renderosity - Bill Welles, the Kubiks, Lynn Trent Quasiparticles - Jacqueline Clift See more »


Referenced in Hive Mind (2009) See more »


Siegfried's Funeral March
From Götterdämmerung
Composed by Richard Wagner
Arranged by Mark Slater
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User Reviews

Wonderful Adaptation, Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen
18 March 2007 | by nopuppy-1See all my reviews

This is what independent work is all about. The animation is beautiful, yet not like any animation you've seen. This is no slick rip-off of successful style with smarmy pop-culture references; no Disney/Pixar wannabes here. The director has a vision of his own and makes it happen. It's a very, very good adaptation of the Abbott novel, witty, with good voice-work and very good music. There are some mind-blowing sequences towards the end, but the most impressive quality is the originality of the vision.

If this is the director's first feature, there are big things in store for him. Don't lose that vision! A film like this gives me hope.

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