World-renowned animator Regina Pessoa recounts a personal letter she wrote to her uncle, proclaiming her love and appreciation of the eccentric man who became her artistic inspiration. Uncle Thomas, set in Portugal, is also a moving tribute to a poet of the everyday who was obsessed by numbers and calculations. This is Pessoa’s most personal work to date. An important film that celebrates love and difference, it is also shortlisted for an Oscar for Best Animated Short.
Themes: family, love, artistic expression, animation, poetry