Animation Film, HD, 9’55”, 2012
“There was once a man quite sure of himself.
Once a day he would have a stroll near his town. On one such occasion, he spotted something he had never seen before: a tortoise. He examined it thoroughly, noticing it’s every detail; soon he ran home to tell the family. But would they believe him?”

Directed by Pedro Lino & Luis da Matta Almeida
Animation Direction and Character Design by Pedro Lino
Adaptation and Script by Nélia Cruz
Original Music by Daniel Pemberton
Sound Design by Jonh Kassab
Based on the Original Short Story written by Almada Negreiros
Produced by Sparkle Animation / Zeppelin Filmes
Film funded by Ministério da Cultura / ICA / RTP

Film Festivals Selected:
2013 Monstra Lisboa Animated Film Festival, Portugal
2013 Nueva Mirada International Film Festival For Children and Youth, Argentina
2013 Golden Boll International Short Film Competition for Mediterranean Countries, Turkey
2013 GOLDFISH – International children animation film festival, Russia
2012 International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia, ANIMAC, Spain
2012 IndieLisboa – Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente, Portugal
2012 Lucas International Children’s Film Festival , Germany
2012 Giffoni Film Festival, Italy
2012 Provincetown International Film Festival, USA
2012 Encounters Bristol International Film Festival, United Kingdom
2012 Animanima International Animation Festival, Serbia
2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival, United Kingdom
2012 Cinanima – International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal
2012 Córtex – Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
2012 ReAnimania Yerevan International Animation Film Festival, Armenia
2012 Anilogue, Hungary
2012 Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal