Ethel & Ernest
Animation | English | 94 minutes
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Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 97%
- Metacritic Score: 72
Anima Mundi Animation Festival: Winner, Best Animated Film
European Film Awards: Nominated, Best Animated Film
Melbourne International Film Festival: Nominated, Best Narrative Feature
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ETHEL & ERNEST is a celebration of the importance of every life to the people living it. Briggs has a gift for capturing these small details others might miss; Director Roger Mainwood has put them into motion in a way that feels alive rather than a memorial.
Mainwood’s fidelity to Briggs’ illustrative aesthetic is welcome, as it maintains a homey, appropriately somewhat retro air redolent of pencil sketches and pastels. The care and affection with which Mainwood and his collaborators adapt endearing material carries the day.
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