Trying to cope with the recent death of his father, 11-year-old Chinu moves froma big city to a small Konkan town because of his mother’s job transfer. He finds itdifficult to adjust to the new environment and he feels alienated and reluctant toopen up to other people. Both Chinu and his mother deal with their own individualstruggles and anxieties in the new town. In the end of this process, they emergewith new experiences as newer people, both healed and enriched.
A Brazilian animation film that truly exemplifies the power of imagery and music as a combination that has more than enough to portray a powerful and deep message. It shows an adventurous quest that illustrates the issues of the modern world through the eyes of a child. A cautionary tale of globalization, the film teaches above all the dangers of the massification of the economy, of the mind, and of the soul.