WHO’S IN IT? (ENGLISH VERSION)
Dev Patel (Lion), Alia Shawkat (Animals), George Wendt (Fletch)
WHO’S IN IT? (FRENCH VERSION)
Hakim Faris (Sous X), Victoire Du Bois (Call Me By Your Name), Patrick d’Assumçao (Stranger by the Lake)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jérémy Clapin (film debut), director, writer; Guillaume Laurant (Amélie), writer; Marc Du Pontavice (Far From Men), producer; Dan Levy (Empire of the Wolves), composer; Benjamin Massoubre (Long Way North), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In a small dissection laboratory in Paris, a severed hand suddenly springs to life and escapes to be reunited with his owner, pizza delivery boy Naoufel (Patel/Faris). As the hand remembers several key moments in Naoufel’s life, including an attraction to a woman named Gabrielle (Shawkat/Du Bois), we also learn the unfortunate circumstances that caused him to lose his hand in the first place…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
While certainly an odd premise for any movie (let alone an animated one), I Lost My Body is also one of the year’s most unique, profound and utterly captivating original pieces of work.