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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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Fans of animation will want to catch Away, the impressive debut from one-man animation studio Gints Zilbalodis. The 26-year old Latvian wrote, directed, animated, edited and composed the music for the film, in which a boy travels across an island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and get back home. Along the way he meets various different animals and reflects on the possible ways he ended up on the island. Part dream, part reality, this beautifully animated, dialogue-free feature explores our universal need to find a connection. 

The multiple award-winning Away took the prestigious Contrechamp Award at Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019. 

A pleasure to look at... it's gorgeous

★★★★★ - Jay Seaver, EFilmCritic.com

Away really is one of the most beautiful movies I have seen in a long time

Alain Elliott, Nerdly

In live action, even drones can’t achieve the same effect as Away’s gravity-defying virtual camera

Peter Debruge, Variety

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  • Director Gints Zilbalodis
  • Running Time 1h15m
  • Certificate U
  • Country UK
  • Year of Production 2019

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GFT will remain closed until at least 14 December, due to restrictions on cinemas in areas under tiers 3 and 4.

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