short film Next © Aardman
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"An empty stage, one actor, and the complete works of William Shakespeare. This is an audition quite unlike any other, and with a great deal at stake." -- from the Aardman website

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I guess everything about what this short is about has already been said. Same goes for how great it is. So that leaves me only one word. Astounding. NEXT is indeed a...
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This is a very hard film to review. For my colleague the animation student, I guess watching it is a case of "How did they do that?" For myself the...
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When I was in high school my video teacher had a tape of animated shorts which he would throw into the VCR whenever the class was getting bored. This short...
Created by: Aardman
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Featuring the voices of:
Roger Rees ... Peter the Producer
Barry Purves ... Will the Poor Player
Directed by: Barry Purves
Produced by: Sara Mullock
Writing Credits: Barry Purves
Animated by: Barry Purves

Part of the "Lip Synch Series", this short was originally produced for Channel 4 TV in the UK.

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Region 2 - UK/Europe
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