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A Morning Stroll (2011)

When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we are left to wonder which one is the real city slicker.

Director:

Grant Orchard

Writer:

Casper G. Clausen (story "The Chicken")
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Set against the background of New York's bustling streets, this is the story of a true urban dweller: a hefty and fluffy white chicken. Spanning a century in 50-year intervals, starting off in 1959, this is a documentation of diverse time periods as well as the human evolution, pivoting around the same street corner of a single city block. Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mia Proini Volta See more »

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Studio Aka See more »
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A different story
8 January 2017 | by ImdbidiaSee all my reviews

A chicken goes for a stroll every morning. Three different people, in three different eras in time, are walking the street when come across the chicken, and get puzzled at the fact that the chicken knocks on the door of the house where she lives.

Different animation techniques are used for the a different eras: a very sketchy simple flat animation for the first, a pop-art sort of animation for the second, and a CGI post-apocalyptic world for the latest.

The film is very charming and funny. I especially liked the last part, which I found hilarious.

I thought that the central idea could have been way more developed to get a rounder more interesting story and feeling, but it is still good.

The people behind this short certainly show their versatility as visual creators, how to twist the same idea and story and give it a different visual contextualization, mood and feeling.


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