I Lost My Body

critic Reviews

96% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score96%
  • Beautifully animated and utterly unique, I Lost My Body takes audiences on a singularly strange journey whose unexpected contours lead to a wholly satisfying destination.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Bilge EbiriNew York Magazine/Vulture
    A gloriously hand-animated existential fable that manages to be both genuinely sweet and thoroughly twisted.
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    Ashlie D. StevensSalon.com
    Until I watched I Lost My Body, I never thought I'd sit with bated breath, rooting for a severed hand o defy the laws of physics and hurl itself up a ladder rung by rung.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    It's a strange, sad yarn, full of yearning.
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    Cath ClarkeGuardian
    Hands down, this is the best animation of 2019.
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    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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    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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    John LuiThe Straits Times (Singapore)
    This is a coming-of-age story told with a melancholic slowness, that never judges its main character for the poor choices he makes nor his circumstances for crushing his spirit.
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    Wesley LovellCinema Sight
    A clever premise overcomes occasionally cheap-looking animation.
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    Carey-Ann PawseyOrca Sound
    It is a different kind of tale about young love. Intimately told and drawn, it is well worth the 81 minute time investment.
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    Javier del RíoEl antepenúltimo mohicano
    A rarity. [Full review in Spanish]
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