REVIEW: BOY & THE WORLD
OVERVIEW: Brazilian artist Alê Abreu’s Academy Award®-nominated masterpiece, BOY AND THE WORLD, is available now on Digital HD and arriving on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on July 5, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS. A riotous explosion of music and color, critics proclaim BOY AND THE WORLD is “one of the most beautiful animated features ever made” (David Noh, Film Journal International). The Blu-ray™ and DVD are filled with exclusive bonus features that take audiences behind the scenes of the visually captivating film, giving fans the opportunity to see how the dreamlike carnival of images showing one boy’s journey through the wonders and struggles of the modern world was created.
SYNOPSIS: Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city. Determined to reunite his family, Cuca embarks on a journey that unfolds like a tapestry – the film’s stunning visuals becoming more complex as his small world expands. The story of a changing world through the eyes of a curious child, BOY AND THE WORLD depicts a clash between village and city, nature and industry, the rich and the poor – and despite the tumult, the heart and soul of the people beats on as a song…
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.78:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (1.78:1) 16x9
English DTS Audio 2.0,
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The Making of Boy And The
World - Behind the scenes of Boy and the
World, see the animation and music that brought the film
Music Video: “Aos Olhos De Uma Criança” by Emicida - Emicida performs “Aos Olhos De Uma Criança” in the
booth for Boy and the World.