The Boy and the World
Drawing on paper
Feature film [over 45 min]
Fernanda Carvalho / Tita Tessler
BOY AND THE WORLD
Suffering from his father’s absence, a boy leaves his village and discovers a fantastic world dominated by animal-machines and strange beings.
An extraordinary animation with many artistic techniques, portraying the issues of the modern world through the eyes of a child.
Alе Abreu was born in Sаo Paulo in March 6, 1971. At the age of 13 he signed in the workshop of animation of the Brazilian Museum of Image and Sound, where he made his first short, entitled "Elephant Memory". Graduated in Social Communication, he made the shorts; "Sirius" (1993), and "Scarecrow" (1998). Ale developed several works for advertising as the award-winning Nestle's Milk Bottles, and many illustrations for magazines, newspapers and books, like the classics, "The mystery of the five star" by Marcos Rey, "Fresh Blood", by Jo?o Carlos Marino, and the "The boy that spyed within", by Ana Maria Machado. In 2008 he realesed in theaters and on DVD, the feature animation "Cosmic Boy ", with a book adaptation by FTD publisher. His last film, the short "Step" (2007), participated in the most important animation festivals in the world. Currently he works illustrating books, developing an animated series and finishing his next feature film, "The Boy and the World".