Kiss the Water Reviews

January 7, 2014
Definitely not your standard doc, this is something special ... a captivating journey through a landscape of mystery and imagination.
January 3, 2014
Steel often succeeds in conjuring a contemplative trance, which is especially impressive given the arcane subject matter.
September 6, 2017
A wee treasure.
January 28, 2014
Impressionistic animation illustrates the beauty Boyd created...Megan herself comes off as some kind of fabled creature, never seen, but always admired and respected.
January 16, 2014
The lazy structure, lack of narrative drive or visual stimulus quickly reveal the reasons that Boyd's life hasn't been tackled cinematically before.
January 12, 2014
With its lyrical blend of atmospheric Highland footage and expressionist animation, this is much more than a documentary about the dying art of hand-fashioned fishing hooks.
January 10, 2014
Steel uses animation, crispy cinematography and interviews with Boyd's protgs and friends to chart the depths of this one-of-a-kind businesswoman.
January 9, 2014
What seems at first an impossibly flimsy and meagre documentary subject slowly reveals itself as cine-miniaturism with charm.
January 9, 2014
It makes fishing look an Edenic pastime, with Boyd's iridescent feather/fur/hair creations proving that in a prelapsarian world even salmon can have the fine or fatal sensibility of art connoisseurs.
January 9, 2014
It's a small film, but a quietly affecting one as well.