Saving Sally - A Very Typical Love Story
by Avid Liongoren – Philippines\france, 2016
(94', O.V. with italian subtitles)
Marty is an aspiring comic-book artist who is secretly in love with his best friend, Sally, the gadget inventor. Like every love story, there are complications: Sally has monsters for parents and a literal dick for a boyfriend, while Marty has the innate ability to do nothing about everything despite his vivid fantasies of defending the love of his life from this big bad world.
Saving Sally is a little film about love and monsters. It was built by a group of 5 animators that worked on it for nearly 12 years, resulting in a quirky mix of cartoons, painted backgrounds and actors
“The film’s animation is really its soul, as it not only sets the light-heartedness of the story and its characters, but also elevate its use of visual comedy a la Edgar Wright or Wes Anderson”.
Avid Liongoren is a director, animator and producer from Philippines, famous for his movie Saving Sally - a very typical love story.