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This Way Up (2008)

TV-G | | Animation, Short | 2008 (USA)
On their way to deliver a coffin to a graveyard, a grim duo of undertakers go through hell and back, as formidable and tangled obstacles stand in the way.

Directors:

Adam Foulkes (as Smith & Foulkes), Alan Smith (as Smith & Foulkes)

Writers:

Alan Smith (as Smith & Foulkes), Adam Foulkes (as Smith & Foulkes) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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A.T Shank & Son have a bad day at the parlour when a falling boulder flattens their hearse. Emotional and literal pitfalls lie in wait for the odd couple as they make their way cross country with just a coffin for company. This short animated caper puts the fun back into funeral as their journey and relationship unravel on an epic scale. Written by Anonymous

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Laying the dead to rest has never been so much trouble.

Genres:

Animation | Short

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ta strona do góry See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nexus Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Soundtracks

Happy Weekend
Performed by Ray Merrell
Composed and written by Jack Fishman and Roy Budd
Courtesy of JHP and Mood Media
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This way up (2008)
5 December 2018 | by dpolwatteSee all my reviews

I will not comment on it's oscar worthiness but it's a very eerily haunting dark comedy animation with the simple plot of no respect for dead.

The beauty of short animations is they have the independence to manipulate animation and the creators have done that according to the theme.

A good short film.


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