Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas

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  • Thrillingly imaginative and appropriately surreal, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of the Turtles open an alluringly dreamlike window into the life of a brilliant artist.
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    Jennie KermodeEye for Film
    Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles is also worth watching in its own right and one hopes that it will draw more attention to this important piece of cinematic history.
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    David Tejero NogalesEl antepenúltimo mohicano
    One of the best animated movies of the year, and a historical document for our industry and our cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Sean CollierPittsburgh Magazine
    It's an impressive and affecting work.
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    Ty BurrBoston Globe
    It's a curio for the completist, but not an unworthy one.
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    Brandy McDonnellThe Oklahoman
    It's not necessary to know anything about surrealism, Buñuel's influential work or 20th-century Spanish politics to appreciate the underlying coming-of-age story of a privileged young man learning to value the human lives around him.
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    Laura CliffordReeling Reviews
    It reveals a Buñuel consumed with jealousy of Dali, insistent that he is the preeminent Spanish surrealist, as well as obsessed with death, morbidly so when it comes to the animals of the mountainous northern territory.
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    Robin CliffordReeling Reviews
    You have to see this homage to the director to find out how Bunuel played with the details of his promise - all for the sake of the film image.
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    Gary M. KramerCinema76
    This imaginative and at times innovative feature deserves a large audience.
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    Hoai-Tran BuiSlashfilm
    In his lyrical animated film, director Salvador Simó also lets the art speak for itself, painting an earthy, dreamlike portrait of the surrealist filmmaker.
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    Dennis SchwartzOzus' World Movie Reviews
    The bizarre cartoon film tells the true story of how the controversial and impoverished Spanish surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel in the 1930s made his third movie.
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