In competition films

Platinum Grand Prize

Saving Sally - a very typical love story

Thursday 4 May 2017 6:00 pm
Cinema Lumière - Sala Mastroianni

Saving Sally - A Very Typical Love Story

by Avid Liongoren – Philippines\france, 2016

(94', O.V. with italian subtitles)

Marty is an aspiring comic-book artist who is secretly in love with his best friend, Sally, the gadget inventor. Like every love story, there are complications: Sally has monsters for parents and a literal dick for a boyfriend, while Marty has the innate ability to do nothing about everything despite his vivid fantasies of defending the love of his life from this big bad world.

Saving Sally is a little film about love and monsters. It was built by a group of 5 animators that worked on it for nearly 12 years, resulting in a quirky mix of cartoons, painted backgrounds and actors

“The film’s animation is really its soul, as it not only sets the light-heartedness of the story and its characters, but also elevate its use of visual comedy a la Edgar Wright or Wes Anderson”.


Avid Liongoren

Avid Liongoren is a director, animator and producer from Philippines, famous for his movie Saving Sally - a very typical love story.

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