After finally catching this, the hype is wholly confusing. The animation and overall style is scatter-shot in a sense that feels directionless and amateur, not stylistic and auteur-driven. The key voices are okay, but the rest are amateur - to a distracting degree. The overall pace (or, the edit) has so much dead air and awkwardly dull pauses that it's genuinely hard to pay attention to the one-note story.
A beautifully animated and colourful narrative dealing with self-discovery, knowledge, and art. A young girl with little knowledge of the world nor of her past, her family, or her culture, attends a festival in Iran where her perspective and conscience will be awakened by the experiences she encounters and the knowledge she receives More: http://bit.ly/2fdTllJ 80/100 – Great.