Simon Chenaux, Yoann Denesle
As the bell rings, the stranded King and Queen of the Oxidized Realm initiate their old, tedious dance. When the ostentatious act builds up to reach its climax, the masquerade gives way to reveal the hidden wounds of the relationship.
Born at the end of the world, two wily orphaned teens fight to stay free in this exciting, animated eco-punk adventure.
Portugal’s first stop-motion feature is an engrossing drama about how roots can both nourish and entangle, told with a luminous sense of the magical.
A sumptuous animated fairy tale, graced with a rich Afro-Caribbean sensibility and profound psychological undercurrents.