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The Girl Without Hands
Directed by Sébastien Laudenbach • 2016 • France
Starring Anaïs Demoustier, Jérémie Elkaïm, Philippe Laudenbach
In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes from her captor, who deprives her of her hands to take revenge. So begins her long journey towards the light—but in spite of her resilience and the new protection of a handsome prince’s estate, the Devil devises a plan of his own. THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS is the audacious feature debut from acclaimed filmmaker Sébastien Laudenbach, whose beautiful and dreamlike take on the Brothers Grimm story yields an adult fairy tale overflowing with lush, hand-painted imagery and evocative visual details.