Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados) Reviews

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December 14, 2017
The simple precision of the hand-drawn characters and of the watercolor world they inhabit provide visual coherence and establish an atmosphere of fascination as well as dread. The movie is an anthology of nightmares compressed into a picture book.
December 14, 2017
At its best, when Vázquez and Rivero hit the right mix of melancholy and acidic in their battered fever dream, it plays like a troubled schoolkid's secret drawings brought to colorful, if unapologetically horrific, life.
December 13, 2017
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is its own unique, damaged creature.
December 11, 2017
The film is a phantasmagoria of impressionistic horror, at once despairing, beautiful, haunting, and surreal.
November 4, 2017
What's so striking about this are the ways in which the filmmakers contextualize societal breakdowns, drug addiction, adolescence, pollution, abuse, greed and psychosis.
September 18, 2017
Though at first glance this ironically-sweet-and-very-sour mix might seem unappetizing, even repellent, it soon becomes fascinating in its oddball complexity
September 18, 2017
Psychonauts isn't just bizarre, it's also strikingly pretty, its storybook aesthetic a nice contrast with the violent nihilism.
February 24, 2017
A film where the characters move as the stroke of Alberto Vázquez requires and visual language is imposed as a firm stylistic identity. [Full review in Spanish]
February 23, 2017
An animated film completely different from what the genre has accustomed us to: kindness, color, music and humor. [Full review in Spanish]
February 8, 2017
A precise and rigorous transposition of instabilities, desolations and real anxieties to the plane of fables carried out by adorable talking animals. [Full review in Spanish]
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