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Boy and the World (Portuguese: O Menino e o Mundo) is a 2013 Brazilian animated film written and directed by Alê Abreu. It was nominated at the 88th Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature. The film was created using a mix of both drawing and painting and digital animation.
Textured dreams laced with thoughtful observations on the modern human experience construct Alê Abreu’s stirring fantasia “Boy and the World,” a film so viscerally enchanting and dazzlingly beautiful that it enraptures you from the moment its subtle opening sequence appears on screen. A little boy leaves his home in the peaceful countryside to see the grandeur of urban civilization and find his beloved father, but as this musical odyssey exposes him to both unimaginable desolation and mesmerizing beauty, he finds comfort in endearing memories and future hopes.