14th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2021

The Boy and the Mountain

El niño y la montaña (Spanish)

Chile | 11 min 30 sec | Drama | 2020 | Short Film (Animation) | Spanish

Hernan is a child who likes daydreaming, but in his studies, he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must become very successful in life. Hernan dispenses with his dream, gradually forgets to devote himself to his studies. Over time, after becoming a successful entrepreneur, Hernan achieves the dream that his father instilled in him, becoming successful. Until one day, he realizes that he has not really achieved the thing he always longed for. Then he makes a crucial decision to fulfill his dream, but fate plays tricks on him. Hernan faces a new challenge that will change the meaning of his life.

বাংলা

হারনান ছেলেটি স্বপ্ন দেখতে ভালোবাসে কিন্তু পড়াশোনায় সে মোটেও ভালো ফলাফল করছে না। তার বাবা তাকে সবসময় আরো ভালো করার তাগিদ দেয়, তাকে বোঝায় যে জীবনে সফলতার ছোঁয়া পেতে হলে অনেক উঁচুতে উঠতে হবে। সে ধীরে ধীরে নিজের স্বপ্নকে ভুলে পড়াশোনায় মনোযোগী হয় এবং একসময় সে হয়ে ওঠে একজন সফল উদ্যোক্তা। হারনান তার বাবার সঞ্চারিত সফলতার শিখরে ওঠার স্বপ্নটিকে পূরণ করে ঠিকই, কিন্তু একদিন সে বুঝতে পারে তার আকাঙ্ক্ষার স্বপ্নটিকে সে কোনদিনই পুরণ করেনি। সে তার স্বপ্ন পূরণের জন্য দৃঢ়প্রতিজ্ঞ হবার সিদ্ধান্ত নেয় কিন্তু নিয়তিও যেন তার সাথে এক কঠিন খেলা খেলছে। এমতাবস্থায় হারনানকে নতুন সব চ্যালেঞ্জের মুখোমুখি হতে হবে যা তার জীবন বদলে দেবে।

Original Language

Hernán is a child who likes to daydreaming, but in his studies, he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must reach very high to succeed in life. Hernán dispenses with his dream, gradually forgetting it to devote himself to his studies. Over time, and already become a successful entrepreneur, Hernán achieves the dream that his father instilled in him, reach high, until one day he will realize that he has not really achieved something he always longed for. Then he will make the crucial decision to fulfill his dream, but fate will play tricks on him. Hernán will have to face a new challenge that will change the meaning.

Mr. Santiago Aguilera

Santiago Aguilera is a publicist, audiovisual communicator, and art director with 25 years of experience in the graphic computing market. He studied postproduction of visual effects for Cinema and Advertisement in Chile. He also attended several animation campaigns such as COPEC, Chile's latest Viva Leer 2018 campaign in 10 animated stories. He was awarded an Effie Award in 2018.

Filmography: The Boy and the Mountain (2020).

Screening Schedule

  • 2 Feb
    04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Shawkat Osman Hall

    Central Public Library, Shahbag

Credits and Casts

Director
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Story
Pablo Aguirre , Santiago Aguilera, Kylie Trupp, Gabriel Monreal
Script/Screenplay
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Editor
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Producer
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Cinematographer
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Leading Casts
N/A

Exhibition & Award History

Cosmo Film Festival Tamil Nadu
India
May 14, 2020
Winner

UK Monthly Film Festival Norfolk
United Kingdom
June 1, 2020
Winner Best Animation

New York Animation Film Awards (NYAFA)New York
United States
June 12, 2020
Best Animation 3D Film

FLICKFAIRLos Angeles
United States
June 1, 2020
Animation Finalist
Constantine's Gold Coins
Serbia
May 9, 2020
Animation Finalist

Best Family Kids Social Fest
United States
May 14, 2020
Indie Audience Award
Best Family Kids Social Fest
United States
Best Short Animation