made in china: a robot love story

Every now and then something surprising lands in my mailbox and just blows me away. I freaking love this. Check out this short film Made in China, directed by Lawrence Chen. Beautifully shot in Beijing, it's an unofficial music video set to Feist's "Now at Last," in which a toy robot learns what it means to live. See what happens:

Hello, you had me had robot. The simple story of this little mechanical guy has a million times more heart than a single second of all three Transformers movies combined. Suck it, Michael Bay.

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