Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury, the 2D animated feature about the love between an immortal hero and a woman he has been in love with for 600 years, won the Best Feature award this weekend at the Annecy International Animation Festival.
Director Luiz Bolognesi tells the story in four periods of Brazil’s history, culminating in the future, 2096, in the midst of a war for water. The film opened in Brazil in April. No U.S. distribution has been set – yet. Here’s the trailer:
Complete list of Annecy Festival winners: click here.