NYICFF 2014: Anina

narutaki_icon_4040 And the winner for Best Hair at the New York International Film Festival goes to . . . Anina!

Anina is a charming film from Uruguay. And happened to be on my most wanted list from last year’s international animated film releases.

The style in Anina will strike you first as you can plainly see. It has a cut paper-quality complete with angular and somewhat awkward motion. The layers of a scene as well as the colors and washes bring a folksy simplicity to the movie which is carried through in the narrative.

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