“Entre Sombras” (Between the Shadows) has already won several prizes in different festivals (Portugal, Croatia, Japan, etc.) around the world.
This 14min. portuguese neo-noir story follows a woman who gets entangled in the pursue of a stolen heart. From Animais AVPL, a 20 + year portugal animation studio, the short captures the 30s gangster aesthetic and mood.
You can see several making off videos in their vimeo channel, and you can watch it through Vimeo on Demand.
“Natália, trapped in a tedious job, engages in a search for a stolen heart. In a world where hearts can be deposited in a bank, the protagonist faces a dilemma: give her heart or keep it to herself.”