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Inner Workings (2016)

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The heart and mind of an office worker clash over sticking to a safe routine of work and daring to try new experiences in life to enjoy.

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Leonardo Matsuda (as Leo Matsuda)

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Leonardo Matsuda (as Leo Matsuda)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tucker Gilmore Tucker Gilmore ... Paul / Surfer Dude / Radio Host
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Raymond S. Persi ... Stomach / Monk
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The heart and mind of an office worker clash over sticking to a safe routine of work and daring to try new experiences in life to enjoy.

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English

Release Date:

23 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Played theatrically as well on the blu-ray release of Disney's Moana (2016). See more »

Crazy Credits

The Disney logo is a sand castle on the beach next to Paul and his wife. See more »

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Featured in Brain Dump: Moana is Terrible and Here's Why (2017) See more »

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Inside Out
18 August 2018 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Inner Workings looks at the battle between the heart and the mind in us all.

A man wakes up getting ready for work. His heart wants a big unhealthy breakfast, buy some sunglasses, surfing on the beach. The mind tells him no looking at the worse case scenario, death.

What the man ends up doing is working in a dull, boring, grim job. The tedium is killing him.

Even the mind eventually rebels.

The animation is done very well as it looks at the internal workings of the man and it has a retro feel to it. I found this to be a thoughtful short.


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