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Paperman (2012)

An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.

Director:

John Kahrs

Writers:

Clio Chiang (story), Kendelle Hoyer (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Kahrs ... George (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Meg (voice)
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Storyline

An animated short that follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him. Written by Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paperman See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is USA in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. See more »

Crazy Credits

A paper airplane flies off at the end of the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Wreck-It Ralph (2012) See more »

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Great short
28 December 2012 | by guy-schellens-41-715308See all my reviews

It's a short movie and I will keep this review as short as IMDb permits.

I saw this before Wreck-it Ralph, make sure to be on time so you don't miss it.

When you consider all the crap Disney delivers on television, it's a surprise to be completely swept away by this beautiful little b/w movie.

Not one single word is said, the stunning visuals and appropriate music do all the talking.

It reminded me of the beginning of Pixars "Up", without the bittersweet tone.

Too bad for the business model, people can fold the merchandise themselves for this one. But please Disney, take more risks like this.


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