FRANCE | 81 minutes | 2019

Naoufel falls in love with Gabrielle as a severed hand abandoned in a dissection room tries to reunite with its body. What follows is an expedition through Paris dotted with memories and encounters. After some decidedly experimental shorts (Histoire vertébrale, Skhizein), Jérémy Clapin tackles the animated feature in a work of great originality that snagged him the Critics’ Week Grand prix at Cannes. A poetic odyssey that questions our relationship to destiny.

In collaboration with Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation

"One of the strangest ideas ever committed to animation (...) ultimately proves to be one of the medium's most profound offerings." Variety
"... one of the most original and creative animated features I've ever seen: macabre, of course... but remarkably captivating and unexpectedly poetic in the process." Variety
"A sinuous, thought-provoking medley of creative leaps that coalesce into an unpredictable narrative gem, I Lost My Body is sit up and take notice animation." Screendaily

Grand Prize - Cannes Critics' Week

Cristal for a feature film & Audience Award - Annecy Film Festival

Fantastic Fest

Sitges Film Festival


Friday October 11, 2019

Program #36
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Monday October 14, 2019

Program #130
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Sunday October 20, 2019

Program #259
Cinéma du Musée

Jérémy Clapin

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Jérémy Clapin, Guillaume Laurant
  • Producer Marc Du Pontavice
  • Cast Hakim Faris, Victoire Du Bois, Patrick D’Assumçao

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