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A Hole (El agujero)

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Maribel Suárez / Short Narrative / Mexico / 2016 / 4 min / Colour / DCP / In English / Arabic subtitles
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


A young girl finds a hole in the ground and is absolutely thrilled… but it soon turns out that holes aren’t very good at playing games, and they don’t pay much attention to tea parties with dolls. But what is a hole for if not to grow pretty flowers? Once she discovers this very enticing property, she finds there is enjoyment to be had time and time again! Beautifully animated, ‘A Hole’ teaches the joys of the miracle of life.

About the Director

Maribel Suárez was born in Mexico City. She studied Industrial Design at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and obtained a Masters degree in Design Research from the Royal College of Art, London. She is an illustrator and editor of books for children.


Maribel Suárez
Maribel Suárez
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