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Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People (2022)

Opens on February 18
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Director: Cesar Cabral Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Angeli, Carol Guaycuru, Laerte Coutinho, Milhem Cortaz, Paulo Miklos

Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese

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About the film:

Winner of Best Feature at Annecy 2021 and Grand Prize at Ottawa International Animation Festival. Bob Spit, a comic book character, lives in a post-apocalyptic desert inside the mind of his creator, the legendary Brazilian cartoonist Angeli. When Angeli decides to kill off Bob, the old punk leaves this wasteland and faces his creator. Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People is a stop-motion animation that mixes documentary, comedy and road-movie.

“a welcome rarity in a medium suited but seldom used for the subversive”

—Carlos Aguilar for LA Times

About the filmmaker:

Cesar Cabral is a Brazilian director, animator, and partner of the production company Coala Filmes. He has helmed award-winning stop-motion adaptations inspired by the life and work of one of the most celebrated Brazilian cartoonists, Angeli, who became famous as a political cartoonist in the midst of a military dictatorship and went on to create some of the country’s most iconic comic book characters.

Cabral has directed 9 episodes of the series Angeli ‘The Killer’ as well as the short film The Rê Bordosa Dossier and the 2011 Sundance selection Tempestade. Read more from the filmmaker here.

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