La Jeune Fille Sans Mains
by Sebastien Laudenbach – France, 2016
(76', O.V. with italian subtitles)
In dark and hopeless times, a farmer sells his young daughter to the devil for infinite richness. But the price is set higher and the devil asks the farmer to cut his daughter's hands. And He does it. Protected by her purity, the girl runs away: she will meet the Goddess of water, a kind gardner and a prince. It's going to be a log journey towards the light.
He is a film maker and illustrator. He made 7 animated short films, including "Diary" (awarded in Clermont-Ferrand in 1999), "Hugs in the kitchen" (pre-selected for César (french Oscar) 2004), "Vasco" (Semaine de la Critique - Cannes 2011, pre-selected for the 2012 César) and a short film in live action: The eyes of the fox, in collaboration with Chiara Malta.