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  • Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of "famous unknown" Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to his current home, in the garage behind his son's house. The animation part of the film takes us through the dream-scape of Pablo's memories, while the documentary footage chronicles a very eccentric lifestyle of a 72 year old artist, once hailed by Stanley Kubrick as the father of the sixties look and the MTV aesthetics.


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  • PABLO is an animated biography that takes us through the exhilarating saga of design legend Pablo Ferro.

    From pre-revolution in Cuba, to swinging New York City and London in the sixties, to the New Hollywood in the seventies, his journey spans till current day, at his home in the San Fernando Valley - a converted garage, next to his family.

    Using character-driven animation interspersed with present-day documentary footage, PABLOs animated narrative takes us through the dreamscape of Pablo's memories. The documentary footage chronicles a very eccentric lifestyle of a 72-year-old artist responsible for creating iconic opening title sequences for many of the greatest films of the last fifty years.

    Narrated by Jeff Bridges and featuring appearances by many of Pablos illustrious friends and collaborators, PABLO is a celebration of Pablo Ferros magic and creative spirit, which ultimately triumphs after a tragic-comic rollercoaster life story.

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