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La Jeune fille sans mains

La Jeune Fille sans mains

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water, a gentle gardener and a prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light…

Award in Annecy

Jury Distinction(2016)
André-Martin Award for a 2016 French Feature Film(2017)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: La Jeune Fille sans mains

    Directed by: Sébastien LAUDENBACH

    After studying at Ensad, where he made the short "Journal" (1999), Sébastien Laudenbach then directed "Des câlins dans les cuisines" (2004). He later worked on poster designs and credit sequences for Emmanuel Mouret's films, before returning to animated short film making with "Regarder Oana", selected at Annecy 2009, "Vasco", included at the Semaine de la critique at Cannes 2010, and "Daphné ou la Belle Plante", co-directed with Sylvain Derosne.

    Country: France

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 01 h 16 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer, Original techniques, Diverse techniques

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Sébastien LAUDENBACH

    Production: LES FILMS SAUVAGES, Jean-Christophe SOULAGEON, PELLEAS FILMS

    Distribution: SHELLAC, Thomas ORDONNEAU, PYRAMIDE INTERNATIONAL

    Based on: "La Jeune Fille sans mains", Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

    Script: Sébastien Laudenbach

    Compositing: Sébastien Laudenbach, Clorinde Baldassari

    Music: Olivier Mellano

    Sound: Julien Ngo-Trong

    Editing: Santi Minasi, Sébastien Laudenbach

    Voice: Anaïs Demoustier, Jérémie Elkaïm, Philippe Laudenbach, Olivier Broche, Françoise Lebrun, Sacha Bourdo