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A young girl by the name of Sintel befriends an injured baby dragon, who she calls Scales, only to have it snatched away one day by an another adult dragon. She goes on a quest to reclaim her friend and endures many hardships along the way.The third Blender Foundation movie, made to both drive development and showcase the power of Blender, an open source 3D modelling package. You can watch it here. Like previous BF movies Elephants Dream and Big Buck Bunny, the main drive is the visuals. This time, however, the team focused on telling a much richer story, and it shows, having a very deep story for the short run time. There is a rather tragic twist near the end, though, which has a tendency to upset certain viewers.
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