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U.S. Theatrical Release of the Brazilian Animated Feature BOB SPIT – WE DO NOT LIKE PEOPLE, Opens December 15 in LA

U.S. Theatrical Release of
BOB SPIT – WE DO NOT LIKE PEOPLE,
the Stop Motion Animation, Documentary, Comedy,
Road Movie, Based on the Classic Comic Strips of
Legendary Brazilian Cartoonist Angeli

Winner of Top Awards at the Annecy and Ottawa Animation Film Festivals, the Acclaimed Indie Animated Feature Opens Wednesday, December 15 at Laemmle NoHo 7 in Los Angeles

Outsider Pictures is proud to announce the U.S. theatrical release of Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People (Bob Cuspe – Nós Não Gostamos de Gente), the stop-motion animation directed by Cesar Cabral that ingeniously mixes documentary, comedy and road-movie. Winner of the Best Feature Award in the Contrechamp competition at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the Grand Prize for Animated Feature at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the Brazilian film opens on Wednesday, December 15 at the Laemmle NoHo 7 in Los Angeles.

Bob Spit: We Do Not Like People tells the story of Bob Spit, an old punk trying to escape from a post-apocalyptic desert that is actually, a purgatory inside the mind of his creator, Angeli, a cartoonist going through a creative crisis. The story is freely inspired by the life and work of one of the most celebrated Brazilian cartoonists of all times, Angeli, who became famous in the seventies by releasing political cartoons in the midst of Brazil’s military dictatorship.

In the eighties, he migrated to daily strips, showing an acid sense of humor to represent Brazil’s society, day-to-day life and customs. Angeli had editorial success with his monthly magazine “Chiclete com Banana”, which sold over 120 thousand copies per edition. During his time, the cartoonist has created some of his most famous characters: the bohemian diva Rê Bordosa, the hippie pair Wood & Stock, and the punk Bob Spit.

“One of the year’s zaniest and best-received indie animated features”.
Cartoon Brew

BOB SPIT – WE DO NOT LIKE PEOPLE (Bob Cuspe – Nós Não Gostamos de Gente). Brazil, 2021. 90 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Written and directed by Cesar Cabral, based on the on comic strips of Angeli; Production: Coala Filmes, Ivan Melo. With the voices of Milhem Cortaz, Paulo Miklos, Grace Gianoukas, André Abujamra, Laerte, Hugo Passolo, and Angeli. An Outsider Pictures release.

About the director:
Cesar Cabral graduated in Cinema at the Arts and Communication School – São Paulo University (ECA-USP). He began his career as a stop-motion animator in 1998 and co-founded the animation company Coala Filmes in 2000. He directed the stop-motion short films The Re Bordosa Dossier (2008), which won more than 70 awards in Brazilian and international film festivals, and Storm (2010) selected to many prestigious film festivals all around the world, such as Annecy, Hiroshima, Havana and Sundance. He is the creator and director of the young adult stop-motion animated series Angeli The Killer, selected to 2018 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and broadcasted at Canal Brasil. His acclaimed debut feature Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People was awarded best feature at Contrechamp section in Annecy 2021, and was selected for WIP presentations at Ventana Sur, Animation Day-Annecy Goes to Cannes and Annecy. In 2016, Cesar was awarded for all his work at the Anima Mundi Film Festival.

 

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