What happens when an animator becomes a father? He makes a film. Directors Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez, along with former students of the animation school Pepe-School-Land and animators from other well-known studios in Spain, spent more than four years on this crowd animated labour of love. The award-winning short film, "Alike," follows Copi and his son, Paste, who he is trying to raise "right." "Children turn your world upside down," Lara says in a making-of video. "When you are a father, you often wonder what the best thing is for your children. This short movie intends to be a reflection in that sense."  There is not one word of dialogue in the film, but the message is loud and clear.


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  • steve zimmett

    What a great film. I do not have any kids but surely enjoyed it

  • Linda Gard

    What a simply wonderful way to show how easily we can access the beauty that is in our life and in ourselves. Thank you...I am forwarding this to my children and grandchildren. Linda

  • Bunny

    It'so profound short animated film and massage is clear .Thanks for making this film.

  • Brian

    Thanks Team. Good one. May we all find peace and joy within the day to day. Here's to life...Peace on Earth.

  • Annette

    What a tender-hearted profound film! I love that the father found the time and space to step outside of the routine to make his kid happy. Love this deeply.

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