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‘The Sleepwalker’ by Theodore Ushev

Sonámbulo/The Sleepwalker is a surrealist journey through colors and shapes inspired by the poem ‘Romance Sonámbulo’ by Federico García Lorca. Visual poetry in the rhythm of fantastic dreams and passionate nights.”

Film directed and animated Theodore Ushev. Music by Kottarashky. Produced by Les Productions Unité centrale and 9311-8990 Quebec Inc, Canada, 2015.

Selected in over 100 festivals and winner of special jury award at Animafest Zagreb (2015), special prize at Hiroshima (2016), and best music at Animator Poznan (2015), among other prizes.

Read an interview with Ushev on Vimeo about the film, and learn more about Ushev’s other short, Blind Vaysha, currently shortlisted for an Academy Award.

  • Tony

    Very cool! The visuals are clearly inspired by painter Juan Miro, a contemporary of Lorca.