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Symmetry: A Palindromic Film

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The short film Symmetry is a graduation project by the group Parachutes, written, directed, and edited by Yann Pineill. The second half of the movie is a complete reversal of the first half, both in time and flipped as a mirror image, that actually continues the story. It works because the cuts are short and there is no dialogue. Even the shot of the clock makes sense.  

If you enjoyed that, you might want to check out more palindromic short films, such as
Michel Gondry's music video for "Sugar Water" (1996), HANNAH by Samuel Kiehoon Lee (2005), and Palindromo by Philippe Barcinski (2001) which is only played one direction -backwards. -via Metafilter


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So cool! My friend Marc Masciandaro made a short palindromic film called "Happy Ending" in 2005. He was actually strongly inspired by the "Sugar Water" video. You can find it here! https://vimeo.com/13419636 Hey Neato, feel free to hawk it! : )
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