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Idiots and Angels (2008)

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Much to his surprise, an utter misanthrope is transformed into a reluctant do-gooder, when a glorious pair of angelic snow-white wings sprouts up from his back. Now, everyone in town wants a piece of his feathered appendages.

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Bill Plympton

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Bill Plympton
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Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out as his local bar, berating the other patrons. One day, Angel mysteriously wakes up with a pair of wings on his back. The wings make him do good deeds, contrary to his nature. He desperately tries to rid himself of the good wings, but eventually finds himself fighting those who view the wings as their ticket to fame and fortune. Written by Bill Plympton

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

14 January 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ahmaklar ve melekler See more »

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$125,000 (estimated)
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Bill Plympton Studios See more »
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Color
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Connections

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Que Que Tu Fez
Written by Gilmar Gomes and Ruy Penalva
Performed by Forro in the Dark
Courtesy of Nublu Records
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Good animation, good story, good storytelling
23 November 2009 | by msb-utilsSee all my reviews

It's good to see a different animation. It's well produced, with good shots. Although it has no dialogs, you don't miss them: the movie has a quite good soundtrack, added to the sound design, makes up a good substitute for possible character conversations. The colors and drawings match the story pretty well. The story, although nothing outstanding, is original and develops fine. The beginning of the movie is slow, telling the usual day-to-day of the main character. He has a boring life, and he's a mean person. Then his life changes, and the film gets more dynamic, up to a point where you don't see time passing by. As the movie evolves, so does the character. First his life get some action, then his personality moves off the common selfishness, as if his experiences were enriching his soul. The quality of the animation is far from the best I've seen, but its other characteristics definitely outweigh that.


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