Another Day of Life Reviews

February 22, 2020
This primarily employs motion-capture animation but also periodically breaks for live-action sequences.
January 14, 2020
An animated documentary presenting a journalist's poignant perspectives on the horrors of war.
October 1, 2019
Surreal violence, downbeat tone in animated war drama.
September 13, 2019
These characters look and sound and feel, more so than in many other animated films, fake. That's not generally the effect one looks for in telling a true story.
September 13, 2019
"Another Day of Life" [is] not just another war-is-hell story, but a powerfully thorny war-journalism-is-hell tale too.
September 12, 2019
An engrossing film in which form and function can be intriguingly opposed.
June 13, 2019
The filmmakers propose a laborious and creative strategy that combines documentary film, archive images, animation techniques and interviews with some survivors. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 22, 2019
At times, the animation artfully and seamlessly gives way to real-world interviews with the film's subjects, many of whom are still alive, which is something I've never quite seen before.
December 15, 2018
An anthropological audiovisual study about the african history. A pleasure for your eyes. [Full review in Spanish]
October 30, 2018
Dissonance between fantasy and reality aside, this poetic essay moves us because we know that its evocation... is very present in that acute pain from which humanity will never recover completely. [Full review in Spanish]
October 29, 2018
The fusion of styles does not end up working and looks more like a mess than an organic whole. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 26, 2018
The precise combination of the elements that form the film gives place to a kaleidoscopic and vibrant experience of emotion. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 23, 2018
Measured but naturally emotional recollections dovetail with the more impressionistic animated segments to scrutinise the psyche of war.
October 22, 2018
You stay with the experience of having been submerged in a history of colonialism, war, destruction and committed journalism. All told as never before. [Full review in Spanish]
May 15, 2018
And, although the animated scenes do not always have the same force, the possibilities of the medium offer some very suggestive images... [Full review in Spanish]
May 15, 2018
The film works, but beyond the ethical debate it lacks a debate about the role of animation as distancing from the archive and the documentary memory of the past. [Full review in Spanish]
May 15, 2018
The resulting whole is an atypical hybrid, which is far from Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, 2008), but which achieves intermittent powerful flashes of animation. [Full review in Spanish]
May 12, 2018
Matches documentary authenticity with dramatic intensity.
May 12, 2018
A punchy, spectacular hagiographic hybrid.