Away

critic Reviews

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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I did not like the animation style at all... But I did enjoy that this movie hit these deep notes.
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    Charles SolomonLos Angeles Times
    Viewers weary of the detailed look and upbeat tone of many big-budget American films may enjoy contemplating Zilbalodis' highly personal, austere vision.
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    Peter DebrugeVariety
    This hypnotic hero's journey... treats Joseph Campbell's monomyth as a kind of waking dream.
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    Jordan MintzerHollywood Reporter
    A beautifully crafted minimalist adventure.
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    Matthew SingletonFilm Inquiry
    It is an admirable endeavour that has paid off immensely, in what is a delightful movie. Zilbalodis is an animator to keep your eye on.
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    George WhiteCultured Vultures
    An ambitious independent animation that is certainly worthy of praise.
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Deeply moving and breathtaking.
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    Rafael MotamayorSlashfilm
    After seeing this movie you'll instantly want to keep an eye out for whatever this promising animator does next.
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    Tara McNamaraCommon Sense Media
    Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
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    Jared MobarakThe Film Stage
    A one-man show on-screen and behind it, Gints Zilbalodis' Away is the type of achievement that makes audiences remember an artist's name.
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