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Inner Workings (2016)

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The heart and mind of an office worker clash over sticking to a safe routine of work and daring to try new experiences in life to enjoy.

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Leonardo Matsuda (as Leo Matsuda)

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Leonardo Matsuda (as Leo Matsuda)
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Credited cast:
Tucker Gilmore Tucker Gilmore ... Paul / Surfer Dude / Radio Host
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Raymond S. Persi ... Stomach / Monk
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The heart and mind of an office worker clash over sticking to a safe routine of work and daring to try new experiences in life to enjoy.

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23 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Played theatrically as well on the blu-ray release of Disney's Moana (2016). See more »

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The Disney logo is a sand castle on the beach next to Paul and his wife. See more »

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Featured in Brain Dump: Moana is Terrible and Here's Why (2017) See more »

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Enjoyable....
22 November 2016 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

"Inner Workings" is a short film from Disney and which is being shown before Disney's latest full-length CGI film, "Moana". In many ways it's a lot like "Inside Out" but instead of focusing on feelings, the short focuses on the brain and its control over the heart, lungs and bladder. The story is about a boring man with a very boring job and whose brain constantly is scaring him out of doing anything exciting and risky in life. However, after the tedium of his job finally overwhelms this very responsible brain, it's about to rebel!

The animation is exactly what you'd expect from Disney--about the best you can find. The story is also cute and enjoyable...even if it does seem a tad too much like "Inside Out" (by Disney partner, Pixar). Worth seeing and likely to be nominated for yet another Oscar for Best Animated Short.


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