In this Dark Fairy Tale, a Sheltered Young Girl Seizes Control of Her Future

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“In a family headed by a tyrannical father, the younger daughter will regain her freedom on her birthday.” It’s a simple synopsis, but Blood Ties, the dark fantasy film it describes, packs a lot of detail and nuance into just under four dialogue-free minutes, thanks to some gorgeously dreamy animation.

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Blood Ties is directed by Sophie Kavouridis, Manon Lazzari, Marion Louw, Simon Pannetrat, and Thomas Ricquier.

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DeapGreanDream

I’m not trying to be a jerk, but wasn’t this short already on io9 like last week?

Its wonderful story, btw. Love the animation.