A film still from the animation April and the Extraordinary World.

How a French graphic novel spawned one of 2016’s most acclaimed films

April and the Extraordinary World, which opened Hong Kong’s Le French May festival, goes against the trend of 3D computer-generated animation in favour of a hand-drawn style reminiscent of Hayao Miyazaki’s anime classics

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A film still from the animation April and the Extraordinary World.
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