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Cinéma/TV
Owen and Mzee
Pays concerné : Kenya
Type : animation

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Inspired by the tragic story of the orphaned baby hippo Owen who was washed ashore by the Tsunami on the East Africa coast, these musical shorts present the unlikely friendship between Owen and Mzee, a hundred year old tortoise. These Kenyan animations show a simple but evocative African landscape using a digital cutout style animated to East African musical soundtracks.



Animation : Kwame Nyongo, Alan Mwaniki et Alfred Muchilwa, Kenya


Un film de la Collection AFRICA ANIMATED!
Programme lancé en 2004 par l’UNESCO.

English

Animated by: Kwame Nyongo, Alan Mwaniki and Alfred Muchilwa, Kenya

Inspired by the tragic story of the orphaned baby hippo Owen who was washed ashore by the Tsunami on the East Africa coast, these musical shorts present the unlikely friendship between Owen and Mzee, a hundred year old tortoise. These Kenyan animations show a simple but evocative African landscape using a digital cutout style animated to East African musical soundtracks.

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