Nahuel and the Magic Book (Nahuel y el libro mágico)

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Student (Box Office Only):$5.00
Film Info
Original Title:Nahuel y el libro mágico
Programs:Cine Latino
Cine en Familia
Tags:Animation
Family Friendly
Adventure
Release Year:2020
Runtime:98 min
Country/Region:Chile
Brazil
Language:Spanish
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Latido Films
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQINJ5Th3bk
Cast/Crew
Director:Germán Acuña
Executive Producer:Germán Acuña
Patricio Escala
Sabrina Bogado
Producer:Sebastian Ruz
Livia pagano
Screenwriter:Juan Pablo Sepúlveda
Germán Acuña
Editor:Marcelo Jara
Composer:Felicia Morales
Cristoabl Carvajal
Germán Acuña
Principal Cast:Consuelo Pizarro
Jorge Lillo
Marcelo Liapiz
Vanesa Silva
Muriel Benavides
Sebastian Dupont
Sergio Schmied

Description

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For fisherman’s son Nahuel, the ocean and its dark mysteries are the stuff of nightmares. Born aboard his father Antonio’s boat during a violent storm that took his mother’s life, Nahuel inherited an acute fear of anything to do with boats or the sea. Coupled with the constant running from local bullies and poor Nahuel just can’t seem to build up the courage to face his fears. But when he finds El Levisterio, a powerful book whose magic incantations can temporarily give him courage, Nahuel thinks his problems are solved. Little does he know that El Levisterio is also coveted by evil master sorcerer Kalku, who plans to use the book’s power to summon up a monstrous deep-sea terror that will destroy civilization. After his father is captured by Kalku, Nahuel must set off to rescue him alongside newfound companions Fresia, a Mapuche machi in training, and Ruende, a talking dog with a secret. In a land where dreams and reality are one and the same, where spells, magic and fantastic creatures lurk around every corner, Nahuel must summon every ounce of courage he can, leading to a thrilling battle with the forces of evil—and his own fears--in this beautifully animated feature debut from director Germán Acuña. Ages 8+


Para Nahuel, hijo de pescadores, el océano y sus misterios tenebrosos son parte de pesadillas. Nahuel nació a bordo del barco de su padre Antonio durante una tormenta violenta que le costó la vida a su madre; Nahuel heredó un temor profundo con todo lo que tenga que ver con barcos o el mar. Además de ser constantemente blanco de intimidación por matones locales, el pobre Nahuel no parece tener el coraje de enfrentar sus temores. Pero cuando él encuentra El Levisterio, un libro impactante con encantamientos mágicos que pueden armarle temporalmente de valor, Nahuel piensa que se resolvieron sus problemas. Pero no sabe que El Levisterio también es codiciado por Kalku, un hechicero malvado, que piensa usar el poder del libro para llamar un terror monstruoso de las profundidades del mar que destruirá la civilización. Su padre es capturado por Kalku, de manera que Nahue debe ir a rescatarlos junto con sus nuevos compañeros Fresia, un machi mapuche en entrenamiento, y Ruende, un perro parlante con un secreto. En una región donde los sueños y la realidad son lo mismo, donde los encantos, seres mágicos y fantásticos acechan en cada esquina, Nahuel debe armarse de toda la valentía posible, derivando a una batalla emocionante con las fuerzas del mal—y sus propios temores—en este hermoso filme animado con el que el director Germán Acuña hace su debut. Para niños de 8+ años de edad.


Director Biography

German Acuna

Germán Acuña is a visual communicator by profession but works as a director/animator. In the year 2007 he created Carburadores, making to date more than 100 audiovisual pieces in different animation techniques, mainly animated television spots for various brands. He also directs videoclips for musical artists such as Javiera Mena and Solo di Medina, among others. In 2010 he became involved in the production of content for TV, highlighting the television project Prisma for the international signal of TVN and its web version Prisma Perfiles. From 2015 to 2020 he directs and writes the animated feature film Nahuel and the Magic Book, his debut film. He is currently preparing his second animated feature, The Devil’s Vein, which is already in pre-production.