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The Girl Without Hands(La jeune fille sans mains)

A poor miller gets deceived by the Devil and accidentally sells his daughter for a bit of gold. But Satan can't take her because she's too innocent, and her hands are too clean. So Satan orders the miller to cut her hands off, which prompts the girl to begin her own journey...
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Variety by Alissa Simon

Each shimmering frame is composed of multiple layers of diverse drawing and painting techniques and washes of color combined with 2D computer animation.
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Los Angeles Times by Charles Solomon

“Girl” is a welcome reminder that animation doesn’t have to be synonymous with realistically rendered CG, but can be a means of artistic expression as uniquely personal as a signature.
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The Hollywood Reporter by Jordan Mintzer

Composed of broad, colorful brushstrokes and minimalist figuration, this seldom-told story can be a bit slow on the plot side but makes up for it with exquisite artistry and a welcome sense of gloom.
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The Seattle Times by Moira Macdonald

Those fascinated by the art of animation will find much to ponder here — the hand-drawn brush strokes, the lush colors, the way just a few quickly sketched lines suddenly take vivid life.
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Screen International by Wendy Ide

It’s striking how much can be conveyed with such economy: a few deft line depict diving terns, a gently turning water wheel. There’s a wild, unruly quality to the drawing at times of emotional trauma.

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