C-29 was content to move packages along the assembly line until one day, when a shiny new model appeared on the opposite side of the conveyer belt. What happens next is extraordinarily sweet — and more than a little sad.

Charlie Davies created Magnetism, and it feels a bit like WALL•E and EVE meets Romeo and Juliet, and even though this is a particularly short film, that final shot put a lump in our throats. It's amazing how much emotion you can get out of a robotic arm.

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[via Rob Munday of Short of the Week]