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‘Birdboy’ Lands in N.Y., L.A. Theaters

GKIDS also releases two new clips from the darkly comic Spanish feature.

Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivera’s ‘Birdboy: The Forgotten Children’ begins its U.S. theatrical run Dec. 15 in select theaters in Los Angeles and New York.

GKIDS’ animated feature Birdboy: The Forgotten Children made debuts Dec. 15 in U.S. theaters, playing at select theaters in New York and Los Angeles.

GKIDS also released online two new clips from the movie.

The dark coming-of-age tale directed by Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivera, based on the graphic novel Pscionautas by Vázquez, tells the tale of post-apocalyptic teenager Dinky. Along with her friends, Dinky hatches a plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever.

Winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Feature, Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is a darkly comic, beautiful and haunting tale of coming of age in a world gone to ruin.

Produced by Zircozine Animation and Basque Films, Birdboy features the voices of Pedro Rivera, Andrea Alzuri, Eba Ojanguren, Josu Cubero, Josu Varela, Félix Arkarazo, Jorge Carrero, Nuria Marín, Jon Goiri, Maribel Legarreta, Iker Díaz, Juan Carlos Loriz, Kepa Cueto, Mónica Erdocia and Gilen Alcalde.

Source: GKIDS

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.