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  • Electroma. Mon Dieu, Electroma.
    • Their short film "Epilogue", announcing the duo's break-up, is the ending of Electroma slightly modified. Thomas and Guy-Manuel are walking in the middle of a desert, but Thomas is walking slower and slower until he stops walking. Guy-Man then turns around and walks up to the sullen Thomas, who proceeds to take off his leather jacket and turn around to reveal a Self-Destruct Mechanism. Guy-Man activates the minute-long timer, and Thomas walks a safe distance away from Guy-Man. At four seconds remaining, he clenches his fist waiting for the inevitable, and when the timer runs out... BOOM. Thomas is no more, and Daft Punk is over. We see an image of the duo's hands coming together, forming a triangle around a bright light, and finally we see Guy-Man walking off into the sunset.
      1993–2021
    • And the final song they used? "Touch."
      • It adds to the effect when you realize that "Touch" is the song that featured Paul Williams, the co-star of Phantom of the Paradise—aka, the movie where Daft Punk first met when they were children. Let the tears flow.
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  • "Something About Us", especially when it plays during Interstella 5555 when Shep dies.
  • Paul Williams' vocals on "Touch" will break your heart. Especially the last few lines.
  • Also, "The Game of Love"... in a Narm Charm-y way.
  • "Emotion" can also be considered one.
  • The video for "Instant Crush" is just depressing. It's a love story between two MANNEQUINS, for crying out loud, but their ultimate fate is both heartwarming and heartbreaking.
  • Once you get past the possible Nightmare Fuel, "Within" arguably qualifies.
  • The video for "Prime Time of Your Life" manages to be both tragic and completely horrifying, most especially when you realize what it's all about.

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