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Exclusive Films in five seconds

Life is short. Too short for the enriching entertainment offered by films, according to illustrators H-57.

Their latest work, Film in Five Seconds, strips timeless classics of their endless exposition, dialogue and unnecessary acting, cutting to the core of the story. Think of it as a public service to those of us who'd rather read Wikipedia articles about books than read a book.

You can check out our exclusive selection of some of the book's 150 movie moments in the gallery below.

Film in Five Seconds (Quercus, £9.99) is out on 7 November

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