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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

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Don Hertzfeldt
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Release Date:

31 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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A holnap világa See more »

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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: This is your future, Emily Prime. It is sometimes a sad life, and it is a long life. You will feel a deep longing for something you cannot quite remember. It will be a beautiful visit, and then we shall share the same fate as the rest of the human race: dying horribly.
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Der Rosenkavalier: Waltz Suite
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Another Amazing Work From Don Hertzfeldt
19 January 2016 | by cosmicfish14See all my reviews

I know it may be strange to do a full length review on a short film, but I felt this one deserved it. Don Hertzfeldt is one of my favorite animators right now and he's done other work that I loved like "It's Such A Beautiful Day" (which I will review at some point in the future) and the disturbingly funny "Rejected". "World Of Tomorrow" is his most recent work, and probably his most critically praised. What do I think of it? I think its absolutely fantastic. Personally, I don't think its as good as "It's Such A Beautiful Day", but still great. Anyways lets continue.

One thing to note is the animation. Hertzfeldt is known for using a somewhat minimalistic but unique style for most of his work, and this is probably his most visual work, since it presents other planets and parts of space. It does use a lot of techniques to create this style like using live action, special blur effects and so on. The short also has an amazingly creative and original story, so creative that it kinda reminds me of those famous short stories from Phillip K. Dick. It does bring up these great concepts, but also has time for emotional and funny moments. There is also some nice voice acting with the clone of Emily and her younger self.

So in the end "World Of Tomorrow" is a creative, funny, and touching animation that makes you think long after you have viewed it. Honestly guys, go watch it now, its on Netflix its only 15 minutes long and I promise you that you won't regret it.

Final Score: 8.5/10


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