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The Sandman (1991)

The Sandman
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On a dark night, as the clock strikes eight, a mother sends her child upstairs to bed with only a candle for light. The child is wary, then frightened. The child hears something climbing the stairs. We see a birdlike man, his head like a crescent moon, stealthily then noisily approach the child's room. Mother appears to kiss the child good night. Has the sandman been a figment of the child's imagination? Then, he appears in the child's room and, as the child sleeps, leans over and takes something, leaps to the window, throws open the sash, and flies to a nest where three hungry fledglings cry.
Tags: Animation (3), Horror (3), UK (2), 1990s (2), 1991 (2), Short (2), Stop Motion (2), Short Film (1), Clay Animation (1), Creepy (1), 9 Min. (1), Color (1), Independent Film (1)
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"I don't do it often, but every once in a blue moon, I stumble upon a short film that, despite it's small running time, is cool enough to compete with it's more time-spanning cinematic rivals. Obviously, this is one of those times. An animated short that lasts only nine minutes, The Sandman is an interpretation of the character based on an old German short story. While the folklore of the Sandman is that he is an entity who aids children to doze off to slumberland by throwing magic sand in their"

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