Review by Jonathan Toomey in Take One

by MewLab

review lady and the tooth take one cambridge film festival 2013

As part of an overview for the Screen Out Loud competition at Animated Exeter FestivalJonathan Toomey, has written a review in Take Oneabout “Lady and the Tooth”

Here are a few excerpts from the article:

“Screen Out Loud is host to a fantastic set of films from some new and some more well established animation talent. Most notable in this selection are a number of films that forego technical immaculacy in favour of artistic merit.

LADY AND THE TOOTH by Shaun Clark, is a grisly and perplexing animation about teeth and love. The film’s design is incredible, and exceedingly well considered as it compliments the narrative perfectly. The crudity in this animation is a joy to witness as it offers a refreshing change of pace from high gloss mainstream animation which replicates life without offering any insight.

Screen Out Loud is a showcase for some truly memorable and inspirational works which were a privilege to see together on the big screen. There were a lot of exciting ideas on display… “

A little about Take One magazine

TAKE ONE is an independent film magazine and website run by volunteers. We cover the best in independent and festival cinema year round and every September we are responsible for the full, comprehensive coverage of the Cambridge Film Festival.

TAKE ONE evolved in 2011 from the original Cambridge Film Festival Daily as the official source of news, reviews and interviews on all films screened during the Cambridge Film Festival. The first hard copy issue of TAKE ONE was distributed around Cambridge on September 8th 2011, and the website officially launched in November 2011 and runs throughout the year.

Film festivals we have covered include the Edinburgh Film Festival, Cambridge African Film Festival, London Korean Film Festival, Brighton Film Festival, Norwich Film Festival and Aesthetica short film festival in York. We also covered the British Silent Film Festival in print as well as online, and from here on we will continue to keep you abreast of all things cinema, whilst reporting back from events and film festivals around the world.