Programme

THE TURTLE THAT WANTED TO SLEEP (LA TORTUGA QUE QUERÍA DORMIR)

Pascual Pérez Porcar

Spain, 2008 / 12 min / French version / animation

Part of the short film collection Les petits contes de la nuit

Miss Turtle’s hibernation is not going as planned.

It’s finally time for Mrs Turtle to hibernate! Tonight, she's going to make herself comfortable in her bed where she’ll spend the entire winter. But her friends have other plans in store for her and are preparing many surprises…

 

The school screenings on 04/03 AM at 10:30, on 08/03 at 8:45 AM, on 10/03 at 10:30 AM, on 11/03 at 10:30 and on 12/03 at 11:00 AM unfortunately had to be cancelled.

Screenings
Sun 07/03 14:00 Ciné Utopia FR Public https://luxfilmfestfilms.megatix.be/en/HO00003234
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Cast & Credits
Screenplay 
Juan Luis Couto Palmeiro, based on the book „La tortuga que quería dormir“ by Roberto Aliaga and Alessandra Cimatoribus
Sound 
Santi Jul, Iván Laxe
Set 
Pascual Pérez Porcar, Zé Carlos Pinto
Music 
Toni Cantal
Production 
OQO filmes
Distribution 
Little KMBO
Animation 
Pascual Pérez Porcar
Biography

Pascual Pérez Porcar was born in 1967. After studying fine arts – specialising in sculpting – at the San Carlos University of Valencia, he completed his studies with a Master’s degree in Stop Motion Animation at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He began working as a 2D animator at Camelot Studios in Castellón, but his career really took off in 1999 when he joined Aardman Studios in Bristol, where he contributed to feature films such as Wallace & Gromit. He then directed two animated short films in Spain, The Turtle That Wanted to Sleep (2008) and Història d'Este (2012), winner of the Junior Audience Award at the 2012 Annecy Festival.

Filmography
  • 2011 – Història d’Este
  • 2008 – La tortuga que quería dormir