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''World Of Tomorrow'' is a short sci-fi 2015 film by Creator/DonHertzfeldt, and is the first of his works to be animated digitally. The story is told using a simplistic line-drawing style and is about a little girl who is contacted by her clone in the distant future. What follows is a strange mix of a young girl's blind enthusiasm and an ancient clone's robotic descriptions of the very doomed future.

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''World Of of Tomorrow'' is a short sci-fi 2015 film by Creator/DonHertzfeldt, and is the first of his works to be animated digitally. The story is told using a simplistic line-drawing style and is about a little girl who is contacted by her clone in the distant future. What follows is a strange mix of a young girl's blind enthusiasm and an ancient clone's robotic descriptions of the very doomed future.


* [[spoiler: TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]]

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* [[spoiler: TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]]%%* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt

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In 2017 Hertzfeldt released a sequel, "World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts"





* [[spoiler: ApocalypseHow: At least a Steller level one, as all outposts outside of Earth are going to be destroyed as well]].

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* [[spoiler: ApocalypseHow: At [[spoiler:At least a Steller level one, as all outposts outside of Earth are going to be destroyed as well]].



* [[spoiler: BadFuture]]

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* [[spoiler: BadFuture]]%%* BadFuture

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* CompanionCube: While stranded away from humanity on other moons and planets, Emily fell in love with a rock and a gas pump.

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* TheLostLenore: [[spoiler:Emily's husband, David. The lengthy, abstract description of the grief she still feels for him can only be described as "TranquilFury, except with [[NotSoStoic sadness]]".]]


MinimalisticCast: There's really only the two Emilys, plus a few mentions of Clone Emily's old flames.

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MinimalisticCast: * MinimalistCast: There's really only the two Emilys, plus a few mentions of Clone Emily's old flames.past loves.

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MinimalisticCast: There's really only the two Emilys, plus a few mentions of Clone Emily's old flames.


* Tearjerker: [[spoiler:At the end, Clone!Emily extracts a memory from Prime!Emily, one that she says she's forgotten but is very important to her. When she extracts it, Prime!Emily says what it is: a simple memory of walking with their mother. Try not to get choked up at the shift in expression from Clone!Emily.]]

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* Tearjerker: [[spoiler:At the end, Clone!Emily extracts a memory from Prime!Emily, one that she says she's forgotten but is very important to her. When she extracts it, Prime!Emily says what it is: a simple memory of walking with their mother. Try not to get choked up at the shift in expression from Clone!Emily.]]


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Emily-Prime has her whole life ahead of her, but that won't change the sadness and hardships she will go through in the future.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Emily-Prime has her whole life ahead of her, but that won't change the sadness and hardships she will go through in the future.]] But no matter what happens -- what a happy day it is!]]


''World Of Tomorrow'' is a short sci-fi 2015 film in a simplistic line-drawing style about a little girl who is contacted by her clone in the distant future. What follows is a strange mix of a young girl's blind enthusiasm and an ancient clone's robotic descriptions of the very doomed future.

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''World Of Tomorrow'' is a short sci-fi 2015 film in by Creator/DonHertzfeldt, and is the first of his works to be animated digitally. The story is told using a simplistic line-drawing style and is about a little girl who is contacted by her clone in the distant future. What follows is a strange mix of a young girl's blind enthusiasm and an ancient clone's robotic descriptions of the very doomed future.

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* HopeSpot: Inverted. [[spoiler:At the very end, the young Emily is transported back before humans existed in a rather dark BrickJoke. Her smile slowly slips away as the shot holds for a long, long time. Just as we think the film will end with Emily stranded and left to die, she's teleported back into her own time and current home.]]


* AnAesop: "Do not lose time on daily trivialities. Do not dwell on petty detail."



* [[spoiler: BadFuture]]



* CloneDegeneration: [[spoiler: The final David clone was in such a state that his line was ended. The Emily clone also seems to have more defects than she realizes, as she is prone to random eye spasms and is emotionally stunted in a way Prime!Emily is not]].

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* CloneDegeneration: Emily explains that the clones get worse with each generation. [[spoiler: The final David clone was in such a state that his line was ended. The Emily clone also seems to have more defects than she realizes, as she is prone to random eye spasms and is emotionally stunted in a way Prime!Emily is not]].



* FlightOfRomance: Future Emily explains how she and Simon romantically sailed within balloons on Mars.



* MyFutureSelfAndMe



* TimeTravelEscape: [[spoiler: A number of people try to escape the apocalypse by jumping to a different time period with discount time travel. "Their dead bodies burn as they return to Earth and now light up our night sky."]]

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* TimeAndRelativeDimensionsInSpace: Future Emily explains that time travel is still very unpredictable and extremely dangerous in her time: "If the position of the orbiting earth is not accurately calculated, a person can be sent off the planet. Many of our brave test clones are also still regularly crushed beneath the ground, or accidentally deposited hundreds of thousands of years into the past."
* TimeTravelEscape: [[spoiler: A number of people try to escape the apocalypse by jumping to a different time period with discount time travel. "Their dead bodies burn as they return to Earth and now light up our night sky."]]"]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What happened to Simon after Emily left him.

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