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World of Tomorrow (2015)

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A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Director:

Don Hertzfeldt

Writer:

Don Hertzfeldt
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Cast

Cast overview:
Julia Pott Julia Pott ... Emily (voice)
Winona Mae Winona Mae ... Emily Prime (voice)
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A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

31 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Winona Mae, the voice of Emily Prime, is animator Don Hertzfeldt's niece. All of her dialogue in the film was unscripted and edited into the story from recorded conversations when she was four years old. See more »

Quotes

Emily: Emily Prime, there is another reason I have contacted you today. You retain an early memory that I have forgotten, that was very important to me. I wish to retrieve it from you before I die. I shall extract this memory from you now.
Emily Prime: This is me. And mommy. This is me and mommy walking. This is me and mommy walking.
Emily: Thank you, Emily. This will bring me great comfort in the days ahead.
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Hertzfeldt goes to the next level
31 March 2015 | by white_waterSee all my reviews

Don Hertzfeldt jump into digital animation is just further proof that he is one of the greatest living American filmmakers. The fact that Hertzfeldt works alone, this is just something he created (outside some voice acting) just by himself, on his computer is insane. Hertzfeldt creates a better sci-fi story than let's say Interstellar with barely any budget and just in 16 minutes.

It really makes you wonder what Hertzfeldt is capable of. If he can do things like this just on his own, what would he do with a team of people working for him and if he had a budget. World of Tomorrow is one of the greatest animated shorts ever, and it just goes beyond on being just an animated short.


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