THE BOY WHO LIVED IN A BUBBLE
Dir.: Kealan O'Rourke
Ireland, 2011, 6 min.
Producer: Brian Willis
Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love. When it all goes wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever
Don Quijote winner in Galway 2011. FICC
The Boy Who Lived In A Bubble treats its theme of love with a fresh approach and new energy. It is a funny animation with a good rhythm, and the choice of Alan Rickman as narrator suits the film. The film appeals to all audiences, and a young one in particular.