Estonians have a rich history of animated filmmaking, but they haven’t produced too many feature-length projects. When they do though, you can be assured that it won’t look or feel like anything else out there.
Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: A Rapid Love Story is a 72-minute stop motion opera directed by Mait Laas. The film’s expressive visual style fuses animated fantasy and gritty realistic detail in unconventional fashion. It’s a children’s film that addresses some very adult themes about refugees, immigration, and social order: