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  • Director

    Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

  • Starring

    Pedro Rivero, Andrea Alzuri, Eba Ojanguren, Josu Cubero, Josu Varela

  • Run Time

    76 mins

  • Release Year


  • Country of Origin

    Spain, Japan

  • Language

    Spanish, English

  • Editor: Iván Miñambres

  • Produced by: Farruco Castromán, Carlos Juárez, Luis Tosar

  • Music: Aránzazu Calleja

  • Screenplay by: Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados)


Directed by Pedro Rivero and Alberto Vázquez, Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is a spellbinding animation adapted from Vázquez’s graphic novel Psiconautas, los niños olvidados. The film premiered at the 63th San Sebastián International Film Festival and won Best Animated Feature at the 31st Goya Awards. The same year, Vázquez won the Goya for Best Animated Short with the 11-minute Decorado. [15]

‘An anthology of nightmares compressed into a picture book.’
The New York Times

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Alberto Vázquez/Spain/ 2016/11 min/Spanish

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