It’s no picnic for these teddy bears… the feature-length animated horror-comedy Unicorn Wars is able to make its Blu-ray debut this spring. The most recent visually hanging, provocative and progressive story from Goya and Annecy Cristal-winning director Alberto Vásquez shall be obtainable Might 9 from GKIDS, with distribution by Shout! Manufacturing unit.
Described as “Bambi meets Apocalypse Now,” the critically acclaimed movie explores the darkness of non secular zealotry and army fascism by the sunshine of a youngsters’ cartoon’s hyper-saturated shade palette and playtime creatures. Unicorn Wars received the Goya Award for greatest animated function and screened in competitors at Annecy, Ottawa, BFI London, Animation Is Movie, Unbelievable Fest, Sitges and different festivals.
Synopsis: For ages, teddy bears have been locked in an ancestral warfare in opposition to their sworn enemy, the unicorns, with the promise that victory will full the prophecy and usher in a brand new period. Aggressive, assured teddy bear Bluet and his delicate, withdrawn brother Tubby couldn’t be extra totally different. As the trials and humiliation of teddy bear bootcamp flip to the psychedelic horrors of a fight tour within the Magic Forest, their sophisticated historical past and more and more strained relationship will come to find out the destiny of the whole warfare.
- Interview with the director Alberto Vásquez
- “Working in Blender” featurette
- Characteristic-length animatic