The Boy and the World | 2015

Foreign, Animated
When his father leaves for the big city, young Cuca abandons his life in the countryside to follow him in an effort to reunite his family.


Cuca's cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. As the boy's journey unfolds, a clash between village and city, hand crafted and mechanized, rich and poor is revealed. Industrial landscapes are inhabited by animal-machines, with barrios of decoupage streets and shop windows, and flashing neon advertisements that illuminate the night.


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