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Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde) Reviews

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April 28, 2020
Suitable for children, the movie is certainly different in terms of its subject matter from your standard-issue animated work.
April 4, 2019
We need independent visually unique voices in animation so I hope you will seek out films like Long Way North and give them your support.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 10, 2019
Sympathetic characters, action on the high seas, frozen landscapes... and an unforgettable heroine. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2018
Feels like a wise palette cleanser from a bygone era that reminds us how to lead a fulfilling life.
October 23, 2017
It's promising, but the animation is simple, the British voice cast under-powered, and neither penicillin nor modern CPR surely have any part in a story set in 1882.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 6, 2017
Yeah, Long Way North is basically a Russian Moana.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 15, 2017
This is traditional hand-drawn animation with an unconventional visual style, less drawn than painted with big, bold fields of color and details suggested in splashes of shadow or small, simple lines.
January 12, 2017
Elegant and inspiring, a French-Danish animated adventure with a compelling story and a progressive dose of female empowerment rooted deep in its bones.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 2, 2017
Rémi Chayé's economical 81-minute film, penned by three scripters, may not have the emotional and visual depth of a Pixar gem, but it's delightful nonetheless.
December 31, 2016
It's a gorgeous treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 30, 2016
Uses deceptively simple animation to tell the epic adventure. of Sasha, a spirited and determined 15-year-old set on restoring her family's honor, and the legacy her of her beloved grandfather.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 30, 2016
The down-to-earth quality of the human dynamics, which are completely absent of superhuman behavior, give the characters a credibility that allows audiences to believe their lives in these treacherous waters are at stake.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 28, 2016
Rémi Chayé's Long Way North is a lovely, traditionally animated film that falls a little short in the story department.
December 16, 2016
It's rough and tough stuff, despite the lovely lure of the film's aesthetic and its occasional forays into kid-friendly material...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 15, 2016
All in all, Long Way North is an ocularly gratifying film with a feminist message that is easy to embrace.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
December 15, 2016
Smart, exciting, and sharply characterized, this French-Danish animation is family entertainment of the highest order.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 13, 2016
A grand adventure told on an intimate scale, with an exemplary heroine, illustrated in slabs and slashes of color with dynamic simplicity, Chayé's feature debut is a memorable journey.
November 18, 2016
Long Way North is a charming and simple feature that mines themes of family and determination in the midst of challenging trials.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 17, 2016
A teen's trek to the Arctic is captured with beautiful animation in Long Way North, a charming French-Danish production.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 2, 2016
There's such a simple grace to the animation in Long Way North that deserved a simpler, more graceful story.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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