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It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 21 May 2016 (Japan)
Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

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Don Hertzfeldt

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Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Какой чудесный день See more »

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Bitter Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Shot on 35mm, all of the visuals for the film were captured in-camera with experimental optical effects and trick photography. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Bill picked up hid new medication, went home, and masturbated for seven hours.
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Edited from It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) See more »

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The best movie of all time
30 September 2014 | by ruben-auneSee all my reviews

Never has a movie had a greater impact on me than this one. In fact, I created my IMDb profile solely to rate this movie 10/10, because it is just that good.

At the surface it's a somewhat comically told story of a stickman, Bill, and his struggles in life. Don Hertzfeldt (the animator) narrates Bill's life through what seems like a series tiny excerpts plucked out from a bigger picture. It mirrors the animation style, which at times also seems to consist of excerpts; tiny portions roughly cut out from bigger scenes. All this is accompanied by classical music.

At the core of this simple exterior though, is an emotional roller-coaster that will make you think about the big questions. It will make you laugh at dark jokes amidst a sea of tears. It will reduce any hard man into a soft mushy pulp. And in the end, Bill the stickman will have a real impact on your life.


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