We’re not sure at what age birthdays turn into bittersweet (or worse) reminders of the passing years, but the new video People in Order: Age charmingly makes the case that getting older is just one of those funny things that people do. Part of a series of four shorts by directors Lenka Clayton and James Price that arrange people in various orders, this segment shows 100 people in the U.K., each in a different location (on the beach, at home, in bed), announcing their age and hitting a drum — though some just hit the drum (and, in the case of one rollicking 44-year-old, really just hit the drum).
There are highlights (age 4 has the most fun, age 59 is apparently a wizard), but the real pleasure is in seeing most of the drummers flash quietly satisfied (and occasionally brilliant) smiles.
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