Rosa is an accomplished businesswoman. The sudden death of the grandfather who raised her brought her back to the home where she grew up. Through a series of letters and clues, she discovers that her grandfather left her an important mission to complete. As she corrected his past mistakes, she was able to calm down.
Memories of Rosa's childhood and traces of Marcelino's past life assault the young woman in strange dreams in which the figures take on the appearance of these clay demons, such as this 6-legged bull that represents her grandfather.
Rosa wants to prove that she is different from her grandfather and takes on the challenge of restoring water to the people of Saronko
It is a Nuno Beto production. He wrote the screenplay with Posidonio Cachaba and Cristina Pinheiro. The Clay Demons has been selected for the Annecy Animation Film Festival 2022. It is rare that we can enjoy a Portuguese animated film, so we will not deprive ourselves of this pleasure. This film manages to excel in several points. A young woman reconnects with her rural roots after the death of her father…
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The Clay Demons is an animated feature film about Rosa, a young city dweller with a professional life who believes she will find fulfillment in economic success. Through this film, Nuno Beato sought to show how this independent lifestyle, valued by society, can lead to isolation and our consumption. By returning to her grandfather's village, Rosa will rediscover values such as mutual aid, sharing,
The inspiration for the clay figurines designed by Grandpa comes from traditional Portuguese figurines, especially those of the craftswoman Rosa Ramalho. “Caretos” are characters embodied, during the celebrations, by villagers from the region of Terras os Montes and Upper Douro, in northern Portugal. They come from a tradition of Celtic origin associated with the winter solstice. The landscapes depicted in the film are
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