Sandgirl

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Independent
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German (Germany)
| English (United States) Spanish (Spain) French (France)

Veronika Raila was attested an IQ of zero as a child - today she publishes prose and poetry, studies literature and theology. An award-winning and beautifully animated journey into the creative world of Veronika Raila. As a child her IQ tested as zero due to Asperger syndrome – she now creates as a poet and cross-platform artist. Veronika Raila has lived with Asperger syndrome and physical disabilities since her childhood, using assisted communication to express her thoughts. In SANDGIRL, the young author invites you on a subtle and poetic journey inside the secret, captivating creative world of her heightened imagination, expressed through beautiful sand art work and animation. Weaved throughout the film is Raila’s shared communication with director and screenwriter Mark Michel.