Winner of multiple awards, including best animated film, the exceptional story of Josep Bartolí, a freedom fighter, who traveled from Barcelona to New York, in the 1939 Franco dictatorship.
February 1939: the French government is submerged by the flow of Republicans fleeing Franco's dictatorship. Two men strike up a friendship in a refugee camp. One is a guard, the other an artist. From Barcelona to New York, the true story of Josep Bartolí, a freedom fighter and exceptional artist.
Director: Aurel (France/Spain, 2019)
Screenplay: Jean-Louis Milesi, based on the life and works of Josep Bartolí.
Voices: Sergi López, Bruno Solo, David Marsais, Gérard Hernandez, Valérie Lemercier, Sophia Aram, François Morel, Alain Cauchi, Sílvia Pérez Cruz
Awards: Best Animated Film (2021 César Awards), Best Animated Film, Best Music (2021 Lumières de la Presse Etrangère), official selection (2020 Cannes Film Festival), 2020 Louis Delluc Award for the best first film, Gan Foundation Award for Distribution (2019 Annecy Animated Film Festival)