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The Lost Thing (2010)

The Lost Thing
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Tim Minchin Tim Minchin
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Shaun Tan Shaun Tan
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Description: The Lost Thing is a modern fable with a unique aesthetic. When a boy finds a strange creature on a beach, he decides to find a home for it. In his search, he navigates a world where everyone has far more important things to pay attention to. “Writer-directors Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan elevate a familiar storyline into something exceptionally moving that touches on friendship, loneliness, and the tragedy of how getting older numbs us to the wonders of the small oddities around us,” says film critic Tim Grierson of Village Voice. ... (more)
Tags: Short (4), UK (3), Australia (3), Animation (2), ITunes (1), Mar 11 (1), Watch Online (1), 2010s (1), Color (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SCC (1), Fantasy (1), Drama (1), 15 Min. (1)
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"When: May 12th First-Time Viewing: Yes. How: DVD from Netflix. What'd I Think?: Existential and poignant, animated allegory. My Rating: 9/10 Other Notes: NA."


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"DIR: Shaun Tan, Andrew Ruhemann SUMMARY: A boy finds a strange creature on the beach and decides to find out where it belongs. WHY IT'S HERE: Shaun Tan's 'The Lost Thing', a 3D adaptation of his own picture book, is a stylish and captivating tale of a boy who finds a lost 'thing' and sets about finding where it truly belongs. The story is slow-paced and meditative but utterly fascinating and Tan's control over his own material retains this element in the film. Thoughtfully narrated by comedi"


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"DIR: Shaun Tan, Andrew Ruhemann SUMMARY: A boy finds a strange creature on the beach and decides to find out where it belongs. WHY IT'S HERE: Shaun Tan's 'The Lost Thing', a 3D adaptation of his own picture book, is a stylish and captivating tale of a boy who finds a lost 'thing' and sets about finding where it truly belongs. The story is slow-paced and meditative but utterly fascinating and Tan's control over his own material retains this element in the film. Thoughtfully narrated by comedian"



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