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Girl Without Hands, The

English title: Girl Without Hands, The
Original title: Jeune Fille sans mains, La
German title: Mädchen ohne Hände, Das *
France, 2016

Director: Laudenbach, Sébastien
Production company: Les Films Sauvages
Co-producers: Les Films Pelléas
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 76 min.
Film genre: Animation

A poor miller gets tricked by the Devil and accidentally sells his daughter for a bit of gold. But Satan can't take her because she's too pure and has wept on her hands. So Satan orders the miller to cut her hands off. It's the beginning of the young girl's journey towards freedom.


Marketing strategies:
Adapted from the Grimm's brothers tale.

Annecy 2016 (awarded), Filemon Brussels 2016, Ale Kino! Poznan 2016, Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne 2017, Animafest Zagreb 2017, Chicago CFF 2017 (awarded), Golden Elephant India 2017

Study guide: French

World sales address/es:
Pyramide (FR)

Sold to:
Shellac (FR)
2i Film (HR)
gkids (USA)