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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

April 29, 2019

A film by Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero

Spain, 2017, 76 min

  • GOYA AWARD WINNER BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
  • EUROPEAN FILM AWARD NOMINEE BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever.

Based on a graphic novel and short film by co-director Alberto Vázquez and winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Feature (where Vázquez won Best Animated Short Film in the same year), Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is a darkly comic, beautiful and haunting tale of coming of age in a world gone to ruin.

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