Sébastien Laudenbach presents his film, The Girl Without Hands
On Thursday 16th March at 6pm, LISAA Paris School of Animation and Video Games welcomed Sébastien Laudenbach for a screening of his feature film, The Girl Without Hands. This animated film, award winner at the Annecy Festival, was nominated at the 2017 César awards.
AN EXCEPTIONAL OCCASION
Sébastien Laudenbach, director of the feature-length animation "The Girl Without Hands", came to present his film to students at LISAA Paris School of Animation and Video Games.
Following the screening, an interview with the director was hosted by Jean-Charles Finck, teacher in story-boarding, and Sébastien Dabadie, animation teacher. Sébastien Laudenbach showed his preliminary work: drawings, story-boards, tests, etc.
Students then had the exceptional opportunity to talk directly with the director during this enjoyable moment.
THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS
Released in December 2016, this animated feature film has already been nominated for several awards at festivals, and won an award at the Annecy Festival and was nominated at the Césars.
The film tells the story of a miller who, exhausted, hungry and in financial ruin, sells his daughter to the devil, in exchange for a river of gold and the illusion of happiness. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she meets the goddess of water, a kind gardener and the prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light.