‘Crulic,’ ‘Approved’ top Annecy

Source: Variety
Publish Date: 9 June 2012
Author: John Hopewell, Elsa Keslassy

ANNECY — Two socially-conscious mixed-media features – Anca Damian’s “Crulic – The Path to Beyond” and Laurent Boileau and Jung Henin’s “Approved For Adoption” – shared top honors Saturday at the 2012 Annecy Intl.

Animation Film Festival. Loic Magneron’s Wide Management reps international sales on both “Approved” and “Crulic.” A Locarno competition player and fest favorite, “Crulic,” an animated documentary, won Annecy’s best feature Crystal.

Crulic - The Path to Beyond

Meshing watercolors, drawings, cutouts, photos and final news footage, “Crulic” narrates the true story of Claudio Crulic, who died after a hunger strike in a Polish jail. […]