Purpleboy, Belgium, France, Portugal, 2018, 13:55

Director: Alexandre Siqueira
Technique: 2D animation
Script: Alexandre Siqueira
Animation: Alexandre Siqueira
Producer: Rodrigo Areias, Mickaël Carton, Thierry Zamparutti, Serge Kestemont
Contact: patrick2carvalho@gmail.com


Oscar is a child who sprouts in his parents garden. Nobody knows his biological sex but he claims the masculine gender. One day Oscar lives an extraordinary but painful adventure in an authoritarian and oppressive world. Will he manage to have the identity recognition he desires so much?


Alexandre Siqueira was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1980. Since 1999 he develops and collaborates in several animated films projects. In 2010 he finish the animation filmmaking course at la Poudrière school, where he directs “Journey to the Sunflowers Fields”. “Purpleboy” is his latest animated short film.