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Robot Dreams PG rating

Spanish director Pablo Berger delivers a rich and emotionally engaging dialogue-free animation about friendship, set in a bustling 1980s New York City.

Animation & Artists Moving Image 2023 103 mins

Director: Pablo Berger



Living a solitary life and longing for fun and excitement, Dog sends off for a robot friend. When it arrives, the two make an immediate connection and Dog’s life is transformed. A trip to the park sees the two displaying disco dancing moves that Travolta could only dream of, but an unexpected event threatens their friendship. It’s down to Dog to ensure that his rich new life can continue.

Told entirely without dialogue, Robot Dreams, which has been nominated for an Academy award and won the European Film Award for European Animated Film, is joyful and thought-provoking in equal measure, skilfully delivering its message to young and old alike.