Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.

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Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.

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27 August 2016 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a girl. and the window of a doll shop. a door opened after a first failed attempt. and a lot of dolls. a film who, at the first level, reminds a lot of old classic fairy tales, few Gothic literature ,few page of books about magic, giving a beautiful example of animation. at the second sigh, a magnificent story. because its end defines the importance of each small detail. the wall with names, the boy searching escape, the snow and the thin line between fiction and reality. and Alma is the perfect image of the curiosity, naivety, life as game and innocence. the fascination of Alma front the doll remains the most seductive detail. because it reminds images from the childhood of viewer. because it is lovely symbol of desire. and the world as a version of fairy tale.


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