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An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.

Director:

John Kahrs

Writers:

Clio Chiang (story), Kendelle Hoyer (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Kahrs ... George (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Meg (voice)
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Storyline

An animated short that follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him. Written by Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les avions de papier See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the last Walt Disney Animation Studios short film to be featured in a 1:85:1 aspect ratio. See more »

Crazy Credits

A paper airplane flies off at the end of the closing credits. See more »

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Great Heart,
11 February 2013 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

Paperman is s fantastic short film with a great,touching and heartwarming story.The short was very enjoyable to watch before Wreck It Ralph,and I really like how there bringing short films back,but no one can do it as good as Pixar,howver Disney Animated Studios made a good effort with this,a very good and enjoyable short that will warm your heart.

After a big business man discovers a girl who left him a piece of paper with a kiss from her on it,he uses paper airplanes to get her attention,as he discovers her in a building across the way from him.

****/*****

-DILLON HARRIS


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