Fair warning: this little movie is deceptively moving.
This one won a British Animation Award recently, and the jury citation says: “A perfect combination of music, lyrics and medium, using something so simple to such striking effect and emotional impact: a truly inspiring winner . . .”
This beautiful song sent me into a deep dive into the beloved band James, whose song is featured.
First we had Yarny, a creature made out of red yarn—the star of Unravel, the video game that I wrote about not long ago. Now this. I can’t even believe there are two movies with wound-up characters like these.
If you’re jonesing for more wool-based animation, here’s a good roundup.