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The Lady and the Reaper (La dama y la muerte) (2009)

All alone in her room, a solitary elderly widow lying on her deathbed yearns to reunite with her beloved late husband, nevertheless, the road to the afterlife can be long, while on the other hand, today's modern medicine works miracles.
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Miguel Angel Perez ...
Death / Doctor / Dog (voice)
Eva Molina ...
Lady / Nurses / Dog (voice)
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A sweet old lady is living alone in her farm, waiting for the arrival of death to meet her beloved husband again. One night, while sleeping, her life fades out and she is invited to cross death's door. Bue when she is about to do so, the old lady wakes up inside a hospital's ward: and arrogant doctor has taken her back to life and he will fight hard against death to recover the old lady's life at any cost. Written by Anonymous

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€700,000 (estimated)
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Edited into The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2010: Animation (2010) See more »

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We'll Meet Again
By Ross Parker and Hugh Charles (as Hugh Charles)
Performed by Vera Lynn
Courtesy EMY Records
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crazy. at the first sigh
12 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

the theme. the humor, from the mute early comedies era. the love story, who remains seductive, delicate, the axis of run, fight between reaper and good looking doctor and his nurses,the stairs as image from many familiar films, the end. the first virtue - the delicate way to translate a not comfortable subject in the best manner.because it is a short film about the strong link between lovers. and the expectation of the great meet. the rest - simple tricks, fireworks for a nice story. but the first scenes and, sure, the last, are the basic motif to see this, at first sigh, crazy animation.


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