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131 Ratings

Tragic Story with Happy Ending

História Trágica com Final Feliz

Directed by Regina Pessoa
Canada, France, 2006
Animation, Short


A girl has a heart that beats faster than normal and so loudly that it disturbs the neighbors and their dogs.

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Tragic Story with Happy Ending Directed by Regina Pessoa

Awards & Festivals

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2006 | Special Mention: Animated Dreams

Genie Awards

2007 | Nominee: Best Animated Short Film

What are people saying?

  • anarresti's rating of the film Tragic Story with Happy Ending

    There is tension, a beautifully achieved emotional tension. In every line and motion. It is so easy to identify with the little girl in this tale. To let our heart beat faster, like hers. To feel everything as if the story was ours. We want her to overcome her life, her limitations, what others say. And we suspect she will be able to. Deep inside we do. The title has that promise. That beautiful cheating promise.

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