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Signs (2008)

Not Rated | | Short, Romance | 10 March 2008 (Australia)
Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.

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Patrick Hughes
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Nick Russell Nick Russell ... Jason
Kestie Morassi ... Stacey (as Kestie Morsaai)
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'SIGNS' romantic short film. This 12 minutes speechless film is about a lonely boy who start communicating with a cute girl in next building using written signs and eventually they met each other. Love doesn't always talk, sometimes might be expressed even from a piece of paper. In a world of social networking and cellphone, signs are still powerful as long as they mean a lot. Written by Julfikar R. Fakir

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

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10 March 2008 (Australia) See more »

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Знаки See more »

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RadicalMedia See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Nice and nothing more
10 August 2009 | by ersbelSee all my reviews

Signs is a nice depiction of the reversal of roles in the corporate world and the society as a whole. It is not original. It is not special. It's just that a lot of people get to identify with the characters as cliché as they might seem.

For a piece of art it is a bad choice for the evolution of the story to use the same Hollywood routine about X meets Y, X falls for Y, X thinks (s)he lost Y => happy end. In this case it's the actors, rather than the story, who make the piece acceptable.

Things change when you see it as it is - a vehicle for advertisements. Not actually an ad. More like a disguised ad to make use of the Internet and the newly embraced viral marketing. Sure, the brands are not that visible, but combined with the aggressive conventional branding they are easily spotted in the target markets. For this purpose this is a nice story, above average depiction.

Edit: It was a 6/10. I remove 5 stars. This is a rip off. O Homem Que Copiava is a Brazilian movie with far less circulation. And this story is just taken off that movie and replayed in a Corporate key for the Schweppes Short Film Festival. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0367859/

Contact me with Questions, Comments or Suggestions ryitfork @ bitmail.ch


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