"I lost my body" receives the crystal of the best feature film


In May, Jérémy Clapin's film won the Grand Prix at the end of the Critics' Week at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Full cardboard for the animation film I lost my body by Jérémy Clapin. Already awarded in Cannes by the Critics' Week Grand Prix, he received the crystal of the best 43 feature film on Saturday 15 Juneis Annecy Animation Festival. Even the first feature film by the forty five year old Frenchman received the public prize.

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I lost my body, a film intended for an adult audience, is scheduled to be released in France on November 6th. He traces two trajectories, that of a hand escaped from a hospital, looking for its owner in Paris, and that of Naoufel (the young amputee), a clumsy pizza delivery boy, in love with a certain Gabrielle. The film is based on the novel Happy hand Guillaume Laurant, the screenwriterAmélie Poulainand mixes various tones: the fantastic, the love story, the drama …

Fan of David Cronenberg and John Carpenter, Jérémy Clapin thought a lot about it made of rubber (2010) Quentin Dupieux, the story of a serial killer of tires and telepaths, to make his film.

in I lost my body, "It's the hand that talks, it's his movie, it's the one that makes us travel", the director pointed out during the presentation of his work in Cannes. no happy ending the program in the film based on scary music, a specific feature and naturalistic colors to describe Paris at the fair, with incredible scenes like, when the hand gets lost in the subway and has to face the mice.

Spanish and Portuguese films awarded

The crystal of the best short film returned to him memorable The Breton Bruno Collet, already awarded Friday by the Junior Jury Prize for a short film.

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Bunuel after the golden age Salvador Simo (in French theaters, Wednesday 19 June) received the mention of the jury in the feature film categoryUncle Thomas: Accounting for the days by the Portuguese director Regina Pessoa won the jury prize in the short film category.

The 2019 edition of the event recorded a new attendance record with 12,300 accredited people against 11,700 last year, welcomed the organizers. While this edition was dedicated to Japan, 44is The Annecy Festival will highlight the animation of the African continent from 15 to 20 June 2020.

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