Birdboy The Forgotten Children 2015 - Trailer
Genres: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi, Animation
Cast: Todd Haberkorn, Barbara Goodson, Cindy Robinson, Yuri Lowenthal, Marc Diraison, Kyle McCarley, Jon Avner, Wayne Grayson, Jorge Carrero, Mikel Panera, Ander Vildósola Gala, Nuria Marín, Julen San Esteban, Eriz Cerezo Ferrón, Josu Varela, Álvaro Sánchez, Álvaro Sánchez, Jon Goiri, Gaspar Somoza, Óscar Fernández, Maribel Legarreta, Pedro Rivero, Sofia Bryant, Iker Diez, Óscar Fernández, Micah Gursoy, Paco Sagarzazu, Erik Scott Kimerer, Juan Carlos Loriz, Gilen Alcalde
Director(s): Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez, Alberto Vázquez
Trailer: Psiconautas, los niños olvidados (2015)
Three children decide to leave their homes looking a better life.
GKIDS presents BIRDBOY: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN, opening in New York and Los Angeles on December 15, 2017, and expanding to select cinemas nationwide in January! There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever.
Based on a graphic novel and short film by co-director Alberto Vázquez and winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Feature (where Vázquez won Best Animated Short Film in the same year), BIRDBOY: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN is a darkly comic, beautiful and haunting tale of coming of age in a world gone to ruin. via GKIDS Films
Synopsis:Psiconautas, los Niños Olvidados ("Psychonauts: The Forgotten Children") is an obscure, disturbing and dismal story about Dinki and her friends and school partners Sandra and Zorrito, three children who live in an isolated island in the middle of the sea, ruined after a disaster in the nuclear power plant that devastated the most part of the island. Looking for a better life faraway of the suffocating atmosphere where they live, the three ones escape from their homes with all money they have reunited, trying to arrive to the coast to pay a ship that take them to the nearest continent. At the same time, Birdboy, another child and a junkie prosecuted by the police, tries to evade his capture at the same time that he tries contain the inner demons using drugs to relax him, trapped by horrible nightmares and delusions about black bird monsters. Meanwhile Dinki, Sara and Zorrito travel through the island facing all kind the dangers and discovering the impoverishment of the island and their inhabitants, Birdboy remembers the life with his father (island's lightkeeper) and cares of the last nature resort that he created in secret. Will can Birdboy defeat his inner demons and restore the prosperity of the island with his resort? And will can Dinki, Sara, and Zorrito leave the island before they be too late for them?