Psiconautas THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN
The Japanese premiere of the dark fantasy, the first feature film by Alberto Vázquez, who is now a representing figure in the animation scene in Spain. This risky adventure by Birdboy and Dinki is decorated with the known/unknown motifs we share in the contemporary scene.
Teenagers Birdboy and Dinki have decided to escape from an island devastated by ecological catastrophe: Birdboy by shutting himself off from the world, Dinki by setting out on a dangerous voyage in the hope that Birdboy will accompany her.
His books and comics have been published in countries such as Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Korea. He has written and directed short animation as “Birdboy” and “Unicorn blood” based in his comics. His work has been nominated on two occasions for the Goya Awards, winning the Goya Best Animated Short Film in 2012. He has won over 60 awards in international festivals and his works have been exhibited in prestigious festivals worldwide as Annecy, Clermond-Ferrand, Animafest Zagreb or Slamdance. He just finished his first featured film “Psiconautas, the forgotten children”, co-directed with Pedro Rivero, based on the graphic novel of the same name by the own Vázquez.
2015／Spain, France／75min／DCP／Spanish dialogue, English subtitles, Japanese subtitles