YouTube in 192 countries users shot their videos on 24 July 2010, and filmmaker Macdonald arranges it as a day in the life. It starts at midnight as we see night owls, early risers, breakfast routines and then food gathering and preparation, travel, sundown and sleep. Along the way, the participants are asked what's in their pockets, what they love the most and what they're afraid of.
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There's a lack of polish and, more importantly, an uninhibited demeanor to Davis's script which work well for the subject matter -- a high school girl (played by Davis), after taking her own life, finds herself eternally trapped in a bizarre home with other successful teen suicides. Davis clearly pours her heart and ideals into the narrative, conveying plenty of gravity and complexity (flashbacks, dream sequences, moments of spare dialogue) despite her youthful viewpoint. Baer's biggest accomplishment as a producer is in guiding this unapologetic, sometimes awkward voice to the screen.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.