Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Anima Mundi – Best Brazilian short film, Ottawa International Animation Film Festival – Best narrative short
Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories
Nara Normande was born in Guaxuma and later moved to Recife, where a new generation of Brazilian directors was about to emerge. In 2014, she co-directed with Tião a live action fiction, Sem Coração, that received the Illy Prize of best short film at the Director’s Fortnight. In 2018, her last film, Guaxuma, mixes several animation techniques all connected to sand.