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I Lost My Body

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Inspired, mature animated tale has language, grim images.

Movie NR 2019 81 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

It takes guts to make an entire film about an appendage

This film is bold in its storytelling and it enraptures you in its mystery. However, I did not think the payoff was worth the immense sadness this journey displayed, but perhaps that was the point. The film is sad, stirring, and extremely sentimental and the ending ditches all of that sentiment and we are supposed to transform with it and I did not share in the film's emotional resolve. It's tough living for a hand out there...harrowing.
age 16+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This French adventure, which moves through an unromanticized Paris, is as unexpected as it is whimsical and beautiful; viewers who let themselves be drawn into its magic won't be disappointed. I Lost My Body's animation is wonderful. The music, by Dan Levy, is pitch-perfect. The movie won multiple awards at film festivals, topped by the Critics' Week Grand Prize in Cannes 2019, the first time an animated feature has been so honored. Mature teens who value ingenuity and brave filmmaking will most likely find it very special. (Note: In a second viewing -- both French-language and English-language versions were screened -- the film is even more resonant.)

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