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This Way Up (2008)

TV-G | | Animation, Short | 2008 (USA)
On their way to deliver a coffin to a graveyard, a grim duo of undertakers go through hell and back, as formidable and tangled obstacles stand in the way.

Directors:

Adam Foulkes (as Smith & Foulkes), Alan Smith (as Smith & Foulkes)

Writers:

Alan Smith (as Smith & Foulkes), Adam Foulkes (as Smith & Foulkes) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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A.T Shank & Son have a bad day at the parlour when a falling boulder flattens their hearse. Emotional and literal pitfalls lie in wait for the odd couple as they make their way cross country with just a coffin for company. This short animated caper puts the fun back into funeral as their journey and relationship unravel on an epic scale. Written by Anonymous

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Laying the dead to rest has never been so much trouble.

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Animation | Short

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Happy Weekend
Performed by Ray Merrell
Composed and written by Jack Fishman and Roy Budd
Courtesy of JHP and Mood Media
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Hilarious
6 May 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

I'm an old guy and I found this to be a real kick. Talk about dedication. The two undertakers are forced to carry a coffin forever when a boulder crushes their hearse. They go through hell (literally) in a hilarious Latin number that had me in stitches. They are these two poker faced, stereotypical morticians, unflappable and respectable, even when the guest of honor is flung from her casket. The final ten seconds is to die for (couldn't resist).


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ta strona do góry See more »

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BBC Films, Nexus Studios See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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