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It will have a hard time getting shown outside of its native country, but this adult and poignant adaptation of Andersen's The Little Mermaid must not get unnoticed.

Something has happened in the 2015 feature adaptation of Tove Jansson's hippopotamus-like creatures.

Full of magic & beauty, but without unnecessary gimmickry,  the Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea has enough drama and emotion to turn a stone into a Celtic wizard.

Prepare yourselves for an animated slasher movie out of plasticine. The Spanish SAM pays homage to classic horror films within the family in his first feature, POS ESO.

A tour de force of independent animation and autobiography triumph by Signe Baumane.

It could have been Pinocchio with a French twist, but Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart is more like an animated Romeo, and has its own charms and weaknesses.

An enjoyable, environmental case against power accumulation from Folimage studio.

Jules Verne adapted into a Greek animated feature. Review for Angelos Spartalis' collage animation film, From the Earth to the Moon.

A documentary about stop-motion Dutch animator Joop Geesink, who made a career in advertising.

Jasmine is a heart-wrenching tale of love entrapped in a tumultuous national history.

Max Andersson & Helena Ahonen direct a road movie on the Balkans, and mix stylistically animation with live-action. Read the film review of Tito on Ice.

An animated Russian feature and a satire of the modern world in Ku! Kin-Dza-Dza. Read the film review.

The Suicide Shop (Le magasin des sucides) by Patrice Leconte is an anomaly: a film that is so warm that belies its subject-matter, but also contrived and stereotyped.

Approved for Adoption (Couleur de peau: miel / Skin color: honey) by Jung and Laurent Boileau  is a welcome study of a neglected area in child development, but minimizes all the harsh edges of the adoption predicament it describes.

Daddy, I'm A Zombie offers a consistent young adolescent adventure to the zombie world, even though its Wizard of Oz narrative strategy makes the film more of a deja-vu.

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