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Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas

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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Carlos AguilarTheWrap
    The 2D animated rendering of the master filmmaker is more graphic interpretation than faithful portrait, perfect to cruise between reality and the anxiety-fueled nightmares that besiege his sleep.
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    At its best, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of the Turtles is as caught between dream and reality as the film that Buñuel made in the mountains of Spain.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    At its most absorbing, "Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles" makes it clear there are no easy answers, perhaps especially when the art itself isn't easy.
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    Glenn KennyNew York Times
    The animation is handsome, the graphic settings understated but intelligently detailed.
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    David EhrlichindieWire
    A fun, clever, and wholly unexpected animated movie about the making of Luis Buñuel's "Land Without Bread."
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    Jonathan HollandHollywood Reporter
    Bunuel is above all a good story elegantly told, transcending its obviously niche appeal and showing that Spanish animation, following last year's multiple award-winning Another Day of Life, is looking healthy.
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    Charles SolomonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I was surprisingly charmed by it -- that it was just so off the wall and something we're not used to people doing in animation.
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    Karen HanPolygon
    There's something admirable about a film so confidently made to fit into a niche.
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    Armond WhiteNational Review
    Children could enjoy watching the story as an ever-changing fable, but adults will get more out of its depiction of multifaceted political art.
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    Mike McGranaghanAisle Seat
    Tackling unconventional material via 2-D hand-drawn animation sets the picture apart. Nothing else quite like it exists.
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