Without dialogue, "Water Babies" chronicles the activities of numerous kewpie doll-like water nymphs over the course of a single day, from their awakening from their slumber in the shelter ... See full summary »

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Without dialogue, "Water Babies" chronicles the activities of numerous kewpie doll-like water nymphs over the course of a single day, from their awakening from their slumber in the shelter of their respective pond lilies, through their traversing of a lake by means aviary and nautical, their numerous play activities and their return to the pond lilies at nightfall. Written by Mike Campanelli <mjc@rubinbaum.com>

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I am speechless!!!
21 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Water Babies was such a beautiful and charming silly symphony, that left me speechless. What about the animation? The opening and ending sequences were like the finest watercolour paintings, and everything else is flawlessly done. The music was phenomenal, was the composer listening to Tchaikovsky when he wrote this, because it is very reminiscent of his very lyrical ballet music. The Water Babies were so cute and adorable, and the frogs, birds and swans were also sweet.

Forget the fact, it is virtually plot less, and that it bears little resemblance to the classic book by Charles Kingsley(unless it was deliberately detaching itself from the book). See it solely for the animation, characters and music, that way you have a flawless and utterly relaxing gem. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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