I Lost My Body

critic Reviews

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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    John NugentEmpire Magazine
    If it's slightly hampered by a generic love story and pie-in-the-sky teenage pontificating, I Lost My Body should still rank among the year's most original and peculiar films. Hands down.
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    Adrián CarandeCinemanía (Spain)
    [An] impeccable existential jewel. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Justin ChangFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's a very inventive and clever story, animated in a style that serves the material in a not-groundbreaking but lovely to look at fashion.
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    Charles SolomonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I'd say that it's a film that I found interesting rather than loved.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Katherine McLaughlinThe List
    Exquisitely crafted and confronting on multiple levels, I Lost My Body... powerfully laments lost potential and dislocation from the warm hearth of home.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    David EhrlichindieWire
    Anyone who's willing to meet this movie on its own terms and roll with the dream logic it requires will be rewarded with a resonantly cathartic saga.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kenneth TuranLos Angeles Times
    As inventive a piece of animation as you're likely to see, the extraordinary "I Lost My Body" is about a hand with a mind of its own, and if that sounds a little crazy, this dark, strange and altogether wonderful feature will make you believe.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    A visually sumptuous slice of macabre storytelling that works best when it uses its director's magical sense of composition and less when it feels weighed down by narrative.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Teo BugbeeNew York Times
    The movie abounds with imagination, but is unfortunately too unnerving - even nauseating - to enjoy.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Mike D'AngeloAV Club
    Had Clapin and Laurant succeeded in fusing those two wildly disparate storylines... I Lost My Body might have been more than a mildly intriguing, visually dynamic curiosity.
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