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A World Without Books

April 26, 2013 | by

If you have twenty minutes free, watch this short film. The Last Bookshop, which was shot in bookstores around London and Kent, takes place in a dystopian future world without books, and makes an engaging case for the joys of print. By Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer.

 

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  1. Luciano | May 3, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Very Cool!
    The books is all for life!

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  1. […] Der folgende Kurzfilm spielt in einer dystopischen Zukunft, in der es so gut wie keine Bücher mehr gibt. Passend zur gestrigen Karikatur, nun der folgende Film, der in Buchläden in London und Kent gedreht wurde. Die Regiesseure des Films sind Richard Dadd & Dan Fryer. Der Film ist eine Hymne bzw. ein Plädoyer für Unabhängige Buchläden, wie sie in einigen Städten zunehmen verschwinden. In de http://www.thelastbookshop.co.uk […]

  2. […] Watch this short film by Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer which imagines a future when technology has brought about the decline of books. […]

  3. […] Um alerta: com vinte minutos de duração, o filme tem diálogos e não está disponível em versão legendada. Atenção para o nome do Grande Irmão, que é revelado perto do final triste e pessimista (mas não completamente): GamaZone. (Via Paris Review.) […]

  4. […] Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer imagine a world without books. […]

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