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An aging codger named Geri plays a daylong game of chess in the park against himself. Somehow, he begins losing to his livelier opponent. But just when the game's nearly over, Geri manages to turn the tables.

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This short film won the Academy Award for Animated Short film and it probably deserved to win. The movie is detailed and impressive, but secondary. The plot is marvelous and the character of Geri is also well developed. If you've seen Toy Story 2, then Geri makes a "cameo" appearance as the toy repairman. Overall, a remarkable piece of work. Available on some copies of A Bug's Life VHS and DVD and well worth seeking out. Geri's laughs and little facial gestures on either side are really genius in their own way, and the ending is one of those that puts a smile on your face. The music is also, in its own way, funny by ways of being just a lowly accordion applying the backup to this wacky...

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