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When Pia plays a mysterious vinyl record single, she suddenly knows how to travel through time.
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Alone in her apartment, a beautiful young woman is anxious to play her newest 45rpm record single. And then, as if by magic, much to her surprise, the avid audiophile is transported through time; every time the record skips, a different place awaits her. What a puzzling and magical single. Written by Nick Riganas

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You might think your time is never ending.


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September 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

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Единственная жизнь See more »

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Job, Joris & Marieke See more »
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There are many references to music in the film. A previous clip the directors made for Dutch singer Gers Pardoel is mentioned on a poster. And there is sign from band Happy Campers, who made the song featured in the film. See more »

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Clever and somewhat amusing (in a weird way).
4 February 2015 | by HellmantSee all my reviews

'A SINGLE LIFE': Three Stars (Out of Five)

A 3 minute Dutch animated short; which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film (at the upcoming 87th Academy Awards). It was directed by Marieke Blaauw (who also wrote the film), Joris Oprins and Job Roggeveen and features Pien Feith as a voice actor. The short tells the story of a girl, named Pia, who travels back and forth through her life, by listening to a vinyl record. It's odd and funny but there's not a lot to it. It's probably not worthy of an Oscar nomination, but it is clever and somewhat amusing (in a weird way).

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