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Boy and the World

$ 19.99

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, handcrafted and mechanized, rich and poor – and throughout the tumult, the heart and soul of the people beat on as a song.

 Bonus Features:

  • 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

Slipcovers are not guaranteed with every order and are available on a first-run basis.

Run-time80 min
Aspect Ratio1.78:1
Release DateJuly 5, 2016
Production Date2013