Adam (1992 film)
|Directed by||Peter Lord|
|Produced by||Peter Lord (executive producer)
David Sproxton (executive producer)
Christopher Moll (producer)
|Written by||Peter Lord|
|Music by||Stuart Gordon|
|Editing by||Nigel Bell|
|Distributed by||Alta Films (Spain)
Der KurzFilmVerleih (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
|Release dates||9 April 1992 (UK)
October 1992 (Chicago International Film Festival)
17 August 1995 (Spain)
5 July 1996 (Portugal)
|Running time||6 min|
Adam is a 1991 6-minute clay animated short film written, animated and directed by Peter Lord of Aardman Animations. It was nominated for an Academy Award for best short film, and won the equivalent award at BAFTA in 1992 as well as the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in 1993. It is based on the beginning of the Book of Genesis. It was distributed by Aardman Animations.
The film is a "spoof of the creation of life". Adam is a man who is created by the Hand of God and is put on this lonely planet. He does silly acts and does all sorts of strange things. When God realizes that Adam is lonely, he makes Adam a friend. Adam, expecting it to be a woman, gets himself ready as if for a date only to find out his new friend is a penguin.
- Nick Upton as The Hand of God
Adam received a rating of 6.8/10 on imdb from 387 users.
Awards and nominations
This is a list of awards and nominations of Adam.
|1992||Christopher Moll and Peter Lord||BAFTA Film Award for Best Animated Film||Nominated|
|1992||Peter Lord (director)||Chicago International Film Festival Silver Plaque for Best Short Film||Won|
|1993||Peter Lord||Annecy International Animated Film Festival Audience Award||Won|
|1993||Peter Lord||Academy Award for Best Short Film, Animated||Nominated|
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- "Adam (1992) - Connections - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- "Adam - Aardman Animations — Stop Motion Planet". stopmotionplanet.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
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