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The Present (2014)

Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present.

Director:

Jacob Frey

Writers:

Jacob Frey (screenplay), Fabio Cavalcanti (comic strip) (as Fabio Coala)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Quinn Nealy Quinn Nealy ... Jacob (voice)
Samantha Brown Samantha Brown ... Jacob's Mother (voice) (as Sam Brown)
Paul Bürger Paul Bürger ... Jacob (voice)
Katrin von Chamier Katrin von Chamier ... Jacob's Mother (voice)
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Storyline

The story of a boy who would rather spend his time indoors playing video games instead of discovering what's waiting outside the front door. One day his mother decides to get a little surprise for her son. Written by Anna Matacz

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dog | game | boy | friendship | mother | See All (10) »

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Every present isn't always a gift.


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Country:

Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El regalo See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

This short went on to be nominated for 59 awards worldwide, and peaked Disney's interest to invite the directors to work on their animation companies. See more »

Goofs

Jake's Mom puts a box in front of Jake. When facing Jake, We see that from his perspective the left hand flap is over the right hand flap. On a change of Point of View (Jake's) We see that the right hand flap is over the left hand flap. See more »

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Treat yourself
11 July 2017 | by richard-1787See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie that becomes deeply touching for reasons I can't explain without giving away the ending. If you get a chance to see it, treat yourself. You'll be happy that you did.

This is just filler to get to five lines. Once upon a midnight dreary, While I wondered weak and weary Over a many quaint and curious Volume of forgotten lore.


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