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The Boy and the World (2013)

O Menino e o Mundo (original title)
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A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director:

Alê Abreu

Writer:

Alê Abreu
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Vinicius Garcia Vinicius Garcia ... Menino (voice)
Felipe Zilse Felipe Zilse ... Jovem e Vozes Adicionais (voice)
Alê Abreu ... Velho (voice)
Lu Horta Lu Horta ... Mãe (voice)
Marco Aurélio Campos Marco Aurélio Campos ... Pai (voice)
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An amazing Brazilian animation that truly exemplifies the power of imagery and music as a combination that has more than enough to portray a powerful and deep message. It shows an adventurous quest that illustrates the issues of the modern world through the eyes of a child. A cautionary tale of globalization, The Boy And The World teaches above all the dangers of the massification of the economy, of the mind, and of the soul. Written by Elo Company

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material and images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film shows a cotton farm. Cotton production was actually one of the first to adapt to the changes of the early Industrial Revolution. See more »

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Fantastic animated story
19 June 2020 | by paulwattrileySee all my reviews

This is a well executed animated movie that delivers the message and captures the imagination of the viewer.


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

17 January 2014 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Boy & the World See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,077, 13 December 2015

Gross USA:

$129,480

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$277,143
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Filme de Papel See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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