Boy and the World

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Brazilian artist Alê Abreu's Academy Award-nominated masterpiece is a riotous explosion of music and color, a  breathtakingly original and vibrant cinematic experience that depicts the wonders and struggles of the modern  world as seen through the eyes of a young boy. 
Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite  his family. The young boy’s journey unfolds like a tapestry, the animation taking on greater complexity as his small  world expands. Entering civilization, industrial landscapes are inhabited by animal-machines, with barrios of  decoupage streets and shop windows and flashing neon advertisements that illuminate the night. The story depicts a  clash between village and city, hand crafted and mechanized, rich and poor – and throughout the tumult, the heart  and soul of the people beats on as a song.

Bonus features include:

  • Digital Copy of Boy & the World (Subject to expiration. Go to for details.)
  • Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to for details.)
  • The Making of Boy & the World
  • Music Video: Aos Olhos De Uma Criança by Emicida
  • Theatrical Trailer


  • Audio: Brazilian Portuguese 
  • Subtitles: English